Some synonyms include radial scar
, radial sclerosing lesion, and indurative mastopathy.
(RS) is a pseudo-infiltrative lesion characterized by a fibro-elastotic core with entrapped ducts and surrounding radiating ducts and lobules demonstrating a range of epithelial hyperplasia.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) characteristics of this mass include a hyperintense central radial scar
on T2 weighted imaging.
Known by names such as elastosis, sclerosing papillary proliferation, radial sclerosing lesion and sclerosing duct hyperplasia, the radial scar
is one of few benign lesions that closely imitates breast carcinoma's ability to form spiculations (small, needle-shaped bodies).
If the tissue has an abnormality called a radial scar
, the woman is almost twice as likely to develop cancer.
The differential diagnosis included radial scar
(RS), low-grade adenosquamous carcinoma (LGASC), or benign entrapped glands at the edge of a sclerosing papillary lesion.
0) of hyperplasia, atypia, DCIS, sclerosis adenosis, and radial scar
The five biopsies with benign results included two fibroadenomas, one radial scar
, one fibrous histiocytoma, and one area of fibrosis.
There was no evidence of cytologic atypia or carcinoma in either the radial scar
Surgical excision is largely motivated by the concern that carcinoma associated with the radial scar
in the NCB has gone unsampled.
Other associated findings included a radial scar
, multifocal atypical ductal hyperplasia, and lobular intraeithelial neoplasia.
2%) diagnosed with radial scar
associated with LCIS.