What are the gross pathological findings characteristic of atypical papilloma and ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)?

Updated: Jun 18, 2020
  • Author: Oudai Hassan, MD; Chief Editor: Chandandeep Nagi, MD  more...
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Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) involving a papilloma grossly resembles an intraductal papilloma (IDP) (L/C ST) and thus appears as a lobulated, soft, tan mass within a cystic cavity. The cyst may contain serous or bloody fluid.


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