Metastases to breast simulating ductal carcinoma in situ: report of two cases and review of the literature.

@article{Gupta2001MetastasesTB,
  title={Metastases to breast simulating ductal carcinoma in situ: report of two cases and review of the literature.},
  author={Deepali Gupta and Mar{\'i}a Inmaculada Rubio Merino and Anwar Farhood and Lavinia P. Middleton},
  journal={Annals of diagnostic pathology},
  year={2001},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={15-20}
}
The breast is an uncommon site for metastases. Nevertheless, it is important to differentiate primary from secondary tumors of the breast, because clinical management and expected outcomes are vastly different. We report two examples of tumors with a papillary histologic pattern metastasizing to the breast. One of the cases occurred in a 31-year-old woman with a primary renal cell carcinoma, the other was in a 42-year-old woman with an ovarian papillary serous adenocarcinoma. In the first case… CONTINUE READING

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