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Table 1 Clinicopathological features of metaplastic carcinoma cases

From: Metaplastic carcinoma of the breast: an immunohistochemical study

NO Age Side Focality Epithelial component Mesenchymal component Additional features LN status Mets Recurrence Specific feature
1 31 RT Unifocal IDC-GIII Spindle cell sarcoma Syncytiotroph giant Cells 3/22 liver + Pregnancy
2 23 RT Unifocal IDC-GII MFH-like sarcoma Syncytiotroph giant Cells 11/21 lung + Pregnancy
3 29 RT Unifocal DCIS Spindle cell Sarcoma Syncytiotroph giant Cells None None None Post abortion
4 30 RT Unifocal S C C with glandular differentiation None None 1/12 None Residual tumor None
5 32 RT Unifocal S C C Spindle cell Sarcoma None 1/5 None Lost case None
6 69 RT Multifocal S C C None None None None + None
7 38 LT Unifocal IDC-GIII Sarcoma heterologous chondroid and myxoid elements None None + None
  1. RT = right LT = left IDC = invasive ductal carcinoma DCIS = ductal carcinoma in situ SCC = Squamous cell carcinoma LN = Lymph node ,MFH = Malignant fibrous histiocytoma.