A Review of Triple Negtive Marker of IHC in Medullary Carcinoma Breast

An Uncommon Substype with Good Prognosis

  • Swati Sahay SNMC , Bagalkot, Karnataka , India
  • Aarushi Bansal SNMC , Bagalkot, Karnataka , India
  • Aditya Singh SNMC , Bagalkot, Karnataka , India
Keywords: Medullary carcinoma breast, BIRADS II, triple negative IHC markers


Medullary carcinoma of the breast is an uncommon variant of invasive ductal carcinoma, which constitutes nearly 5% of all breast cancers in men and women. These tumours are often associated with favourable prognosis despite showing aggressive behaviour. In this study a patient presented with history of breast lump aged 48 years in left breast since one year .In mammography it was described as   BIRADS II and fine needle aspiration cytology showed suspicious for malignancy .Histopathology report showed medullary carcinoma breast lesion. Immunochemistry was also done for ER , PR and Her-2neu  and it showed negative for ER ,PR and HER 2 Neu.  

Author Biographies

Swati Sahay, SNMC , Bagalkot, Karnataka , India
Dept of Pathology
Aarushi Bansal, SNMC , Bagalkot, Karnataka , India
Dept of Pathology
Aditya Singh, SNMC , Bagalkot, Karnataka , India
Dept of Pathology


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