CLINICAL CASE STUDIES
Clinical Case Study: IDC
Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma (IDC)
Patient with positive family history of breast cancer and ovarian cancer. September 2003 mammogram reported benign micro calcifications. August 2007 patient presented with a palpable mass in lateral aspect of left breast.
Mammographic work-up demonstrated a 2.9cm spiculated mass in the 12 o’clock position. Surgical biopsy with path report of IDC Grade 2/3.
Bilateral breast MRI requested to evaluate extent of disease prior to treatment.
Left breast biopsy confirmed infiltrating ductal carcinoma with rare foci of ductal carcinoma in situ. Left axillary node biopsy confirmed metastatic ductal carcinoma.