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Inflammatory Breast Cancer, Metastatic to thoracic spine (Stage IV)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Inflammatory Breast Cancer, Metastatic to thoracic spine (Stage IV)

History: 55 y/o woman seen as an outpatient for possible mastitis.

Findings: CT of chest shows skin thickening over right breast, significant enlargement of right breast compared to left. Fat streaking within the right breast. MRI of thoracic spine shows abnormal signal intensity at T4 and T7 consistent with metastases.

Ddx: Inflammatory Breast Cancer Metastatic -Stage IV Inflammatory Breast Cancer, locally advanced-Stage III Acute Mastitis and/or cellulitis Diffuse inflammation by lymphoma Advanced non-inflammatory breast cancer

Dxhow: Biopsy and pathology

Exam: Patient with darkened, thickened, warm skin over right breast. Skin dimpling present. Adenopathy present in right axilla. Left breast and axilla normal. Exam otherwise unremarkable.

No MeSH data available.


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Inflammatory Breast Cancer, Metastatic to thoracic spine (Stage IV)

Patterson RAP - MedPix

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View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Inflammatory Breast Cancer, Metastatic to thoracic spine (Stage IV)

History: 55 y/o woman seen as an outpatient for possible mastitis.

Findings: CT of chest shows skin thickening over right breast, significant enlargement of right breast compared to left. Fat streaking within the right breast. MRI of thoracic spine shows abnormal signal intensity at T4 and T7 consistent with metastases.

Ddx: Inflammatory Breast Cancer Metastatic -Stage IV Inflammatory Breast Cancer, locally advanced-Stage III Acute Mastitis and/or cellulitis Diffuse inflammation by lymphoma Advanced non-inflammatory breast cancer

Dxhow: Biopsy and pathology

Exam: Patient with darkened, thickened, warm skin over right breast. Skin dimpling present. Adenopathy present in right axilla. Left breast and axilla normal. Exam otherwise unremarkable.

No MeSH data available.