Primary acinic cell carcinoma of the breast
- 1Department of Histopathology, Withington Hospital, Nell Lane, Manchester M20 2LR, UK
- 2Department of Histopathology, University College Dublin, Mater Hospital, Eccles Street, Dublin, Ireland
- Correspondence to: Dr J D Coyne, Department of Histopathology, Withington Hospital, Nell Lane, Manchester M20 2LR, UK;
- Accepted 19 February 2002
Seven cases of this rare variant of breast carcinoma have been described in three previous publications. This paper describes an additional case, the first following chemotherapy, which in addition had an unfavourable prognosis. It also describes alterations in cell morphology, immunohistochemistry, and ultrastructure following chemotherapy.