Sternal intraosseous schwannoma mimicking breast cancer metastasis

  title={Sternal intraosseous schwannoma mimicking breast cancer metastasis},
  author={Hitoshi Igai and Mitsuhiro Kamiyoshihara and Natsuko Kawatani and Takashi Ibe and Kimihiro Shimizu},
  booktitle={Journal of cardiothoracic surgery},
The preoperative diagnosis of intraosseous schwannoma is challenging because of its rarity. We report a resected case of sternal intraosseous schwannnoma mimicking late recurrence of breast cancer.A 60-year-old Japanese woman with a history of breast cancer was diagnosed as having a sternal tumor by chest computed tomography (CT) demonstrating a round, well… CONTINUE READING