Breast cancer or metastasis? An unusual case of metastatic malignant pleural mesothelioma to the breast

@inproceedings{FramarinoDeiMalatesta2015BreastCO,
  title={Breast cancer or metastasis? An unusual case of metastatic malignant pleural mesothelioma to the breast},
  author={Marialuisa Framarino-Dei-Malatesta and Paolo Sammartino and Martina Derme and Isabella Iannini and Gabriele Masselli and Irene Pecorella},
  booktitle={World Journal of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2015}
}
BackgroundMetastases to the breast from extramammary malignancies are very rare, and ruling out the diagnosis of primary breast tumor is important in order to decide on clinical management and predict prognosis.Case presentationClinical examination revealed in a 49-year-old hairdresser a 3-cm hard lump adherent to the underlying layers in the right breast. Trucut biopsy was performed. Histology showed a solid proliferation of medium-sized neoplastic polygonal cells. Immunohistochemical analysis… CONTINUE READING
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