secretory carcinoma

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se·cre·to·ry car·ci·no·ma

carcinoma of the breast with pale-staining cells showing prominent secretory activity, as seen in pregnancy and lactation, but found mostly in children.
Synonym(s): juvenile carcinoma

se·cre·to·ry car·ci·no·ma

(sē'krĕ-tōr-ē kahr'si-nō'mă)
Cancer of the breast with pale-staining cells showing prominent secretory activity, as seen in pregnancy and lactation, but found mostly in children.
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In 1966, McDivitt and Stewart (1) described 7 cases of breast carcinoma with a distinct morphology in young children, and named the disease juvenile carcinoma.

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