Micro-invasive breast carcinoma with granulomatous stromal response

Histopathology. 1992 Feb;20(2):184-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2559.1992.tb00953.x.


Two cases of micro-invasive breast carcinoma with granuloma formation associated with invasive foci are presented. This is an unusual feature which may aid in the recognition of stromal micro-invasion. Micro-invasive carcinomas are defined as predominantly non-invasive tumours in which there are one or more foci of infiltration, none measuring more than 1 mm in maximum diameter.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Breast Diseases / pathology
  • Breast Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Carcinoma in Situ / pathology*
  • Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating / pathology*
  • Carcinoma, Papillary / pathology*
  • Female
  • Granuloma / pathology*
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Neoplasm Invasiveness