A case of recurrent invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast found as metastasis to the duodenum

@article{Nihonyanagi2009ACO,
  title={A case of recurrent invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast found as metastasis to the duodenum},
  author={Yasuhiro Nihon-yanagi and Youngjin Park and Mitsuru Ooshiro and Hikaru Aoki and Yasuo Suzuki and Nobuyuki Hiruta and Noriaki Kameda and Ritsushi Katoh},
  journal={Breast Cancer},
  year={2009},
  volume={16},
  pages={83-87}
}
A 57-year-old woman underwent modified radical mastectomy for cancer of the left breast (stage IIB) in February 2004. Invasive lobular carcinoma was diagnosed on histopathological examination. The patient received postoperative chemotherapy and endocrine therapy on an outpatient basis and was observed. In August 2005, anorexia developed. Blood chemical tests showed elevated levels of liver enzymes and bilirubin. Computed tomography (CT) of the abdomen revealed an enlarged duodenum and dilated… CONTINUE READING