comedocarcinoma


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comedocarcinoma

[¦kä·mə·dō‚kärs·ən′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A type of adenocarcinoma of the breast in which the ducts are filled with cells which, when expressed from the cut surface, resemble comedos.
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De Alto Grado, Pobremente Diferenciado o Comedocarcinoma.
The ductal structures featured well-defined areas of central necrosis that resembled comedocarcinoma of the breast (figure).
Comedocarcinoma is characterized by casting calcifications as seen in Figure 3.