Table 1.

Characteristics of patients

CharacteristicOverall (n = 30)No evidence of CLS-B (n = 16)CLS-B demonstrated (n = 14)
Age (years)
 Median (range)50 (26–70)48.5 (26–70)51.5 (38–68)
Menopausal status, n (%)
 Premenopausal169 (56)7 (44)
 Postmenopausal147 (50)7 (50)
Body mass index (kg/m2)
 Median (range)26.3 (19.3–45.6)22.5 (19.3–35.7)29.2 (22.1–45.6)
BRCA status, n (%)
 Known mutation75 (71)2 (29)
 No known mutation96 (67)3 (33)
 Unknown145 (36)9 (64)
Breast surgery
 Ipsilateral breast cancer211
 Contralateral breast cancer1486
 Carcinoma in situ1257
 No breast cancer history220
  • Abbreviations: CLS-B, crown-like structures of the breast.