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Ann Surg Treat Res. 2018 Feb;94(2):102-105. doi: 10.4174/astr.2018.94.2.102. Epub 2018 Jan 30.

Small bowel obstruction from distant metastasis of primary breast cancer: a case report.

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1
Department of Breast Surgery, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea.
2
Department of Pathology, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea.

Abstract

Gastrointestinal (GI) tract metastasis of primary breast cancer is very rare. We present a patient with small bowel obstruction from distant metastasis of primary breast cancer. Each characteristic features of concern of GI tract distant metastasis from many pervious studies has been reported differently. We should remember that GI tract metastasis may coexist when patients with breast cancer have intermittent or recurrent abdominal pain with or without obstructive symptoms.

KEYWORDS:

Abdominal pain; Breast neoplasms; Intestinal obstruction; Local neoplasm recurrence

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CONFLICTS OF INTEREST: No potential conflict of interest relevant to this article was reported.

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