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Definition / general
- Major criteria for malignancy are nuclear size variation of at least 4:1 between ductal epithelial cells, incomplete ductal lumens, disorganized duct distribution
- Minor criteria are huge, irregular epithelial nucleoli, necrotic glandular debris, glandular mitoses, glands unaccompanied by connective tissue stroma within smooth muscle bundles, perineural invasion (Am J Surg Pathol 1981;5:179)