Skin lesion in axilla: an unusual presentation of invasive lobular carcinoma of breast.

@article{Dhebri2012SkinLI,
  title={Skin lesion in axilla: an unusual presentation of invasive lobular carcinoma of breast.},
  author={Alhad R Dhebri and Nigam Shah and Raj Sripadam and Pardeep Kumar Arora},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={2012}
}
Invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC) of breast is known to present with atypical clinical findings in the breast, making it difficult to diagnose. It is also known to have unusual sites of metastases arising de novo or in patients treated for known ILC. Skin lesion in axilla could be a cutaneous metastasis from ILC or ILC in ectopic breast tissue (EBT). We present two cases with skin lesion in axillas which after excision were surprisingly reported as ILC. On further investigations these were found… CONTINUE READING