Stains
Mammaglobin

Author: Meenakshi Gupta, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 24 December 2015, last major update December 2015

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PubMed Search: Mammaglobin [title]

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Definition / general
  • Belongs to the family of small epithelial secretory proteins (secretoglobins) of the uteroglobin / Clara cell protein family
Uses by pathologists
Clinical features
  • While some expression is seen in normal breast, its expression is markedly increased in breast carcinoma (positive expression has been reported in 48 - 72.1% of mammary adenocarcinomas) and is directly correlated with a higher grade
  • Also, mammaglobin expression is said to be higher in lobular carcinomas than ductal carcinomas and in ER positive tumors
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Metastatic mammary carcinoma

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Breast carcinoma metastatic to lung

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Squamous cell carcinoma, lung

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Infiltrating ductal carcinoma

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Infiltrating mammary carcinoma

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Normal breast glands

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Various breast cancers

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Endometrial carcinoma