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Amyloid tumour of breast - see below for congo red staining



Note prominent foreign body giant cell reaction to amyloid (amorphous pink-staining material)
This presented as a mass clinically suspicious of carcinoma. 'Mouse over' - for closer view


Breast, amyloid tumour


Positive staining of amyloid protein with congo red.
Note apple-green birefringence under polarised light - ('Mouse over')


Breast, amyloid tumour - congo red staining

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