Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma of Breast Presenting as Areolar Dermal Lesion

Gulnaz Shafqat, Shaista Khan, Khurram Minhas, Shaista Afzal

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Infiltrating ductal carcinoma is the most common form of invasive breast cancer. It accounts for 80% of all types of breast cancer. We report an unusual presentation of histologically proven case of infiltrating ductal carcinoma of breast presented clinically as a small palpable areolar dermal lesion. Well defined hypoechoic cystic lesion in areolar dermis was present on ultrasound with a negative mammogram.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)323-324
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2012


  • Areolar dermal lesion
  • Breast
  • Infiltrating ductal carcinoma


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