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Radial scars


Radial scars



- see also Immunohistochemistry and 'Other Sclerosing Lesions"



Clinical basics:



Key pathology points:



Low power view of small (approx 3mm) radial scar - original magnification x1.25

Radial scar - low power view




Low power views of part of a radial scar - note foci of usual type hperplasia (arrows, left)
Radial scar - detail of usual type hyperplasia (arrows) Radial scar - detail of focus of apocrine metaplasia

Low power view of core biopsy of a radial scar - note area of elastosis (A) and entrapped glands within area of scarring (arrow)
Core biopsy - radial scar - low power view


Further view from core biopsy above with area of elastosis (A)
Radial scar - elastosis


Detail of area of elastosis with calc (arrow)
Radial scar - elastosis and a microcalc


Positive CK 5/6 staining around entrapped benign glands in a core biopsy from a radial scar
Rdaial scar - positive ck 5/6 staining of entrapped glands (low powerP Radial sacr - positive ck 5/6 staining of entrapped glands (high power)


Radial scar - original magnification x1.25
Radial scar - low power view


Medium power views of part of a radial scar - usual type hyperplasia (left) & elastosis (right)
Radial scar - associated usual type hyperplasia Radial sacr - elastosis


Radial scar with co-existent DCIS
Radial scar with coexistent DCIS - low power view

Radial scar with DCIS in top left hand corner Radial scar with DCIS
Radial scar with DCIS Radial scar with DCIS - detail

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