Table of ContentsSee also | Definition / general | Case reports | Microscopic (histologic) description | Positive stains | Differential diagnosis
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Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Dilated, large caliber glands with smooth contours that are filled with cytologically atypical cells and true comedonecrosis
- Will often be associated with high grade and high volume invasive component (Mod Pathol 2006;19:1528)