Recurrent ductal carcinoma in situ after total mastectomy

Lisa Clark, Edward Ritter, Katie Glazebrook, Douglas Tyler

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A case report is presented of a woman with recurrent DCIS occurring several years following a total mastectomy, the diagnosis of which was aided by a subpectoral saline implant. A discussion of factors associated with recurrence and a review of the literature is provided. A role for selective use of mammography in screening postmastectomy reconstructed breasts in patients at high risk for recurrence is suggested.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)182-185
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Surgical Oncology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes


  • Bilateral breast reconstruction
  • Breast neoplasm
  • Microcalcification
  • Screening mammography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology


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