2001 年 40 巻 2 号 p. 226-227
We report a case of a 56 year-old woman with stromal sarcoma of the right breast. Macroscopically, the tumor occupied almost of the right breast with crater-like necrosis and hemorrhage. Histologically, spindle tumor cells were closely arranged in a herring-hone pattern. Immunohistochemically, tumor cells were stained with antivimentin. Cytologically, spindle tumor cells showing loosely arranged clusters. Tumor cells consisted of oval or spindle nuclei with a few mitotic figures. These tumor cells had no pleomorphic characteristics. The woman died of respiratory failure and had hypoglycemic attacks in the last few weeks of life.