Breast malignant, males, children
Carcinoma subtypes
Intralymphatic breast carcinoma

Author: Monika Roychowdhury, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 28 December 2016, last major update August 2012

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PubMed search: intralymphatic breast carcinoma

Cite this page: Intralymphatic breast carcinoma. website. Accessed June 19th, 2018.
Definition / general
Clinical features
  • Clinically significant pattern of residual disease post chemotherapy; associated with post chemotherapy nodal metastases
  • Presence of residual intralymphatic tumor is associated with increased mortality
Gross description
  • Pure cases may have no gross findings
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Pure cases have no invasive disease
  • Predominantly pure cases have minimal invasive disease
Positive stains
Differential diagnosis