Nodular Mucinosis of Breast: A Case Report

Tangul Bulut, Betul Celik, Aziza Nassar, Arzu Didem Yalcin

Abstract


Nodular mucinosis (NM) is a dermal benign lesion which is presented as an acellular mucinous pool in the subcutaneous tissue. It is seen very rarely in the breast and when a mucinous pool is detected in the breast mass, primary mucinous neoplasms of the breast are the first in the differential and this lesion is often missed. Here we report an NM case in a breast and present its radiologic, clinical and pathological features and discuss its differential diagnosis.




J Med Cases. 2015;6(10):457-459
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/jmc2271w

Keywords


Nodular; Mucinosis; Breast; Mucin

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