Malignant rhabdoid tumor of the breast: a case report.

  title={Malignant rhabdoid tumor of the breast: a case report.},
  author={Yukio Koibuchi and Y D Lino and Takashi Joshita and Takao Yokoe and Hiroshi Shinkai and Kohei Kawashima and Junichi Kobayashi and Sachiko Tanaka and Tetsunari Oyama and Toshiaki Hikino},
  journal={Japanese journal of clinical oncology},
  volume={25 6},
A 66-year-old woman developed a malignant rhabdoid tumor of the breast, with a tumor doubling time of 10 days. One month after radical mastectomy, there was local recurrence, followed by multiple pulmonary metastases, and the patient died of respiratory failure 5 months after surgery. The gray-white-colored tumor measured 13 x 12 x 10 cm, and its border was well defined. The tumor was composed of diffusely growing round or polygonal cells with vesicular nuclei, prominent nucleoli, and ample… CONTINUE READING