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Invasive lobular carcinoma arising in accessory breast tissue.

Collection

  • Imaging

Document Type

Published Date

  • 2013-02

Abstract

  • BACKGROUND: Lobular carcinoma in accessory breast tissue is a rare occurrence. We present such a case in a 61-year-old woman. CASE PRESENTATION: A skin nodule in the axillary skin on excision biopsy revealed invasive lobular carcinoma. CONCLUSIONS: Carcinoma in accessory breast tissue is uncommon especially invasive lobular type. A high index of suspicion may avoid late diagnosis.
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