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Table 1 Samples analysed for HPV sequences

From: Presence of papillomavirus sequences in condylomatous lesions of the mamillae and in invasive carcinoma of the breast

Carcinoma type Location Number tested HPV DNA positive
Invasive ductal Carcinoma 18 16
  Nipple   11
Medullary Carcinoma 5 4
  Nipple   3
Tubular Carcinoma 3 3
  Nipple   3
Lobular Carcinoma 2 1
  Nipple   2
Mucinous Carcinoma 1 1
  Nipple   1
Total carcinoma Carcinoma 29 25 (86%)
  Nipple   20 (69%)
  1. HPV, human papillomavirus.