IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 26 / Issue 3 / pii/2005178

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Open Access Case Report

Bilateral metastatic breast cancer as the first manifestation of ovarian cancer: Case report

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1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul (Turkey)
2 Department of Pathology, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul (Turkey)
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2005, 26(3), 336–338;
Published: 10 June 2005
Abstract

Background: Breast metastasis from primary ovarian cancer is extremely rare. The rarity of this finding may be the reason for its common misinterpretation as primary breast carcinoma. Design: Case report. Setting: A university hospital. Results: A case of a patient with primary ovarian papillary serous cystadenocarcinoma who initially presented with a solitary bilateral breast mass and abdominal distention is reported. Conclusions: Blood-borne metastasis from the ovary to the breast can show a varied clinical picture that should be differentiated from that of primary breast carcinoma.

Keywords
Bilateral
Breast cancer
Metastatic
Ovarian cancer
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