Which findings on magnetic resonance mammography (breast MRI) are characteristic of papillary and tubular carcinomas?

Updated: Feb 25, 2019
  • Author: Preeti Gupta, MD, FRCR; Chief Editor: Eugene C Lin, MD  more...
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Papillary and tubular carcinomas may enhance strongly and rapidly. However, some of these tumors have weak angiogenesis, which reflects their relatively low biologic aggression. These lesions may then enhance relatively slowly and/or weakly. [32]


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