Breast metastasis from pancreatic adenocarcinoma in a male patient


Breast metastasis from pancreatic adenocarcinoma in a male patient


Olfa Adounia, Sabrine Boukhrisb, Marwa Mhiria, lhem Bettaieba, Aida Gouchaa, Riadh Charguib, Ben dhiab Tarekb, Amor Gamoudia, Khaled Rahalb

aDepartement of Immuno-Histo-Cytology, Salah Azaiez Institute, Tunis, Tunisia.
bDepartment of surgical oncology, Salah Azaiez Institute, Tunis, Tunisia.


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Metastasis to the breast from extramammary carcinoma are uncommon. A 63-year-old male presented with abdominal pain resistant to treatment. On clinical examination, the abdomen was soft, depressible but sensitive in the left upper quadrant. Palpation of the right breast revealed a subcutaneous mobile nodule, mobile, measuring 1.5 cm long axis. A whole-body CT was requested and showed a metastatic pancreatic. Mammogram and breast ultrasound showed a relatively well limited nodule of the right breast measuring 22 mm. The patient underwent a breast lumpectomy Final haematoxylin and eosin (HE) and immunochemistry staining of the tumour and immunochemistry confirmed the diagnosis of a metastasis to the breast from pancreatic adenocarcinoma. The patient died within 2 months of initial diagnosis.


Keywords: Breast, cancer, metastasis, pancreas.


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Olfa Adouni, Sabrine Boukhris, Marwa Mhiri, lhem Bettaieb, Aida Goucha, Riadh Chargui, Ben dhiab Tarek, Amor Gamoudi, Khaled Rahal. Breast metastasis from pancreatic adenocarcinoma in a male patient. International Journal of Case Reports, 2020 4:111. DOI: 10.28933/ijcr-2019-09-1005


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