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J Breast Health. 2014 Oct 1;10(4):248-249. doi: 10.5152/tjbh.2014.1940. eCollection 2014 Oct.

Carcinosarcoma of the Breast: Case Report.

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Clinic of General Surgery, Antalya Training and Research Hospital, Antalya, Turkey.

Abstract

Carcinosarcoma of the breast represents less than 1% of primary breast mailgnancies. Both malign epithelial and malign mesenchymal elements exist together in the breast. A 59 year old postmenopausal women presents with a bloody nipple discharge and mass in breast. In left breast 2×1 cm mss detected and excisied. At pathological examination breast carcinosarcoma was detected. Then modified radical mastectomy was performed. Tumor measured 4×4×3.5 cm. Tumor cells were negative for estrogen, progesteron. C-erb-B2 was negative. There was no metastasis in axillary lymph node metastasis. Carcinosarcoma of breast is rare tumor. It mass be consider in diagnosis of patients with large breast mass.

KEYWORDS:

Breast cancer; carcinosarcoma; metaplastic cancer

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Conflict of Interest: No conflict of interest was declared by the authors.

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