inflammatory carcinoma


Also found in: Medical.

inflammatory carcinoma

[in′flam·ə‚tȯr·ē ‚kärs·ən′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A carcinoma, usually of the breast, associated with inflammation and characterized by rapid metastasis.
References in periodicals archive ?
Among women with node-positive breast cancer, nipple-sparing surgery may be appropriate for patients who do not have T4 or inflammatory carcinoma, patients that do not have multifocal disease, and who clinically and on imaging modalities do not appear to have nipple involvement," Dr.
Distinguishing actinomycosis from more common breast lesions such as inflammatory carcinoma is difficult.
15) While the nodular form is the most difficult to differentiate from carcinoma (16); the diffuse form may mimic inflammatory carcinoma.
those with a malignancy or patients who are incorrectly diagnosed and have an inflammatory carcinoma, not an infection
The current consensus regarding the use of breast MRI in inflammatory carcinoma of the breast is for its use in selected cases where doubt exists about the presence of an underlying breast cancer following treatment of AM [4].
pT4b: Ulceration and/or ipsilateral satellite nodules and/or edema (including peau d'orange) of the skin, which do not meet the criteria for inflammatory carcinoma
Inflammatory carcinoma of the breast is not a histological subtype, but describes clinical changes that occur as a result of breast cancer cells blocking lymph channels in the breast.
9] In rare cases, a zosteriform pattem is seen, [32] as well as that of a metastatic inflammatory carcinoma.
in suspected Paget's disease of the nipple, local recurrence after mastectomy for breast cancer and inflammatory carcinoma of the breast where malignant cells may be seen in the dermal lymphatics.
17) Inflammatory carcinoma is characterized by erythema of the mammary skin with thickening, especially at the edge of the erysipeloid area.
Features suggestive of inflammatory carcinoma breast.
Full browser ?