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Breast malignant, males, children

In situ carcinoma

Mammary intraepithelial neoplasia (MIN)


Reviewer: Monika Roychowdhury, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 24 January 2012, last major update January 2012
Copyright: (c) 2001-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

Terminology
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● A general term to include both ductal and lobular intraepithelial neoplasia (Am J Surg Pathol 1991;15:209)
● Mammary intraepithelial neoplasia, NOS refers to lesions with intermediate or overlapping ductal and lobular features (Hum Pathol 2002;33:620)
● Some can be classified based on immunostains as ductal (E-cadherin+, high MW keratin-) or lobular (E-cadherin-, HMW keratin+), but others cannot
● May have classic histological changes of DCIS and LCIS merging in single lobular-duct systems (Am J Surg Pathol 1980;4:241)
● Terminology is also used to describe type of mice (multiple intestinal neoplasia)

End of Breast malignant, males, children > In situ carcinoma > Mammary intraepithelial neoplasia (MIN)


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