tubular carcinoma


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tu·bu·lar car·ci·no·ma

a well-differentiated form of ductal breast carcinoma with invasion of the stroma by small epithelial tubules.
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tu·bu·lar car·ci·no·ma

(tū'byū-lăr kahr'si-nō'mă)
A well-differentiated form of ductal breast carcinoma with invasion of the stroma by small epithelial tubules.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Tubular carcinoma

A type of cancer that accounts for approximately 1% to 2% of breast cancers. Can appear small on ultrasound or mammogram.
Mentioned in: Breast Ultrasound
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Tubular carcinoma of the breast: an institutional experience and review of the literature.
Tubular carcinoma presents on mammography as an architectural distortion or as an irregularly shaped mass with spiculated margins, with or without calcifications.
But on histopathology a diagnosis tubular carcinoma was made which was the only false negative case in the present study.
[3] Tubular carcinomas, mixed ductal and lobular carcinoma are the main differential diagnosis of TLC.
One patient had bilateral tubular carcinoma (Figure 3).
Radial Scar Versus Tubular Carcinoma Versus Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS) in Sclerosing Adenosis (SA) Pathologic Radial Tubular Features Scar Carcinoma DCIS in SA Stroma Dense Desmoplastic Dense Cytology Bland Atypical Atypical Glands Compressed Angulated Solid/cribriform Architecture Lobulated Infiltrative Lobulated Myoepithelial Present Absent Present cells Table 3.
Intraductal and cystic tubulopapillary adenocarcinoma of the pancreas--a possible variant of intraductal tubular carcinoma. Pancreas.
Microglandular adenosis, apocrine adenosis, and tubular carcinoma of the breast: an immunohistochemical comparison.
Invasive tubular carcinoma (ITC) is considered to be an indolent tumor having an excellent prognosis and typically shows high levels of ER and PR expression.
Immunohistochemical detection of maspin is a useful adjunct in distinguishing radial sclerosing lesion from tubular carcinoma of the breast.