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Apocrine adenocarcinoma of the nipple: a case report.

Alex G - Cases J (2008)

Bottom Line: Apocrine adenocarcinomas are rare malignant skin adnexal tumours.Apocrine carcinoma of the nipple is extremely rare and this case to the author's knowledge is only the third reported case worldwide and the first with associated ductal carcinoma in situ elsewhere in the breast.A seventy one year old caucasian female presented to the breast clinic with a growth on her nipple which proved on histopathological analysis to be an apocrine carcinoma.

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Affiliation: Department of Breast Surgery, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester, GL1 3NN, UK. drgeorgealex@doctors.org.uk.

ABSTRACT
Apocrine adenocarcinomas are rare malignant skin adnexal tumours. Apocrine carcinoma of the nipple is extremely rare and this case to the author's knowledge is only the third reported case worldwide and the first with associated ductal carcinoma in situ elsewhere in the breast. A seventy one year old caucasian female presented to the breast clinic with a growth on her nipple which proved on histopathological analysis to be an apocrine carcinoma. Recommended treatment for apocrine carcinoma includes surgery in the form of wide local excision.

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Mentions: She had a polypoid hemispherical growth on her right nipple measuring 40 by 25 mm. This appeared extremely vascular with a necrotic slough covered surface (Figures 1 &2).


Apocrine adenocarcinoma of the nipple: a case report.

Alex G - Cases J (2008)

Apocrine carcinoma of the nipple Image 1.
© Copyright Policy - open-access
Related In: Results  -  Collection

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Figure 1: Apocrine carcinoma of the nipple Image 1.
Mentions: She had a polypoid hemispherical growth on her right nipple measuring 40 by 25 mm. This appeared extremely vascular with a necrotic slough covered surface (Figures 1 &2).

Bottom Line: Apocrine adenocarcinomas are rare malignant skin adnexal tumours.Apocrine carcinoma of the nipple is extremely rare and this case to the author's knowledge is only the third reported case worldwide and the first with associated ductal carcinoma in situ elsewhere in the breast.A seventy one year old caucasian female presented to the breast clinic with a growth on her nipple which proved on histopathological analysis to be an apocrine carcinoma.

View Article: PubMed Central - HTML - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Breast Surgery, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester, GL1 3NN, UK. drgeorgealex@doctors.org.uk.

ABSTRACT
Apocrine adenocarcinomas are rare malignant skin adnexal tumours. Apocrine carcinoma of the nipple is extremely rare and this case to the author's knowledge is only the third reported case worldwide and the first with associated ductal carcinoma in situ elsewhere in the breast. A seventy one year old caucasian female presented to the breast clinic with a growth on her nipple which proved on histopathological analysis to be an apocrine carcinoma. Recommended treatment for apocrine carcinoma includes surgery in the form of wide local excision.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus