Selected inflammatory breast cancer research published in 2011
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Girardi, V., et al. (2011). Inflammatory breast carcinoma and locally advanced breast carcinoma: characterisation with MR imaging. La Radiologica Medica, 116(1), 71-83.
This study was done to identify the typical magnetic resonance (MR) imaging findings of inflammatory breast carcinoma (IBC) in comparison with noninflammatory locally advanced breast carcinoma (LABC).
IBC is a distinct clinical and pathological entity resulting in typical MR imaging features. Skin changes (thickening, oedema, enhancement) related to neoplastic involvement of the dermal lymphatics are suggestive of IBC and should prompt a skin biopsy to confirm or rule out the diagnosis.