Radial scar (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.
Therefore, excision is recommended following a diagnosis of radial scar on core needle biopsy.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) characteristics of this mass include a hyperintense central radial scar
on T2 weighted imaging.
Differentiation of radial scar
from scirrhous carcinoma of the breast: mammographic-pathologic correlation.
2%) diagnosed with radial scar
associated with LCIS.
The five biopsies with benign results included two fibroadenomas, one radial scar
, one fibrous histiocytoma, and one area of fibrosis.
If the tissue has an abnormality called a radial scar
, the woman is almost twice as likely to develop cancer.
There was no evidence of cytologic atypia or carcinoma in either the radial scar
The radial scar
was initially present on the second slide, while the tubular carcinoma was first detected on the fourth slide.
Other associated findings included a radial scar
, multifocal atypical ductal hyperplasia, and lobular intraeithelial neoplasia.
Another benign papillary lesion is radial sclerosing lesion or radial scar
have a similar gross appearance, but histologically, the connective tissue component of radial scars
has more collagen and is hypocellular.