Metastases to the breast from non-mammary malignancies: primary tumors, prevalence, clinical signs, and radiological features.

@article{Surov2011MetastasesTT,
  title={Metastases to the breast from non-mammary malignancies: primary tumors, prevalence, clinical signs, and radiological features.},
  author={Alexey Surov and Eckhard Dr. Fiedler and H Holzhausen and Kathrin Ruschke and Hans J. Schmoll and R. -P. Spielmann},
  journal={Academic radiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={
          565-74
        }
}
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES Most secondary intramammary tumors occur as metastatic involvement from the contralateral breast. Breast metastases (BM) from nonmammary malignancies are very rare. The aims of this study were to estimate retrospectively the prevalence of BM from nonmammary malignancies and to describe their radiologic appearance. MATERIALS AND METHODS BM were identified in 51 patients, including 43 women and eight men with a median age of 61 years (range, 24-84 years). Computed… CONTINUE READING
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