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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2017 Vol.18 No.11 P.1026-1030


Breast metastasis of gastric signet-ring cell carcinoma

Author(s):  Li-yuan Wei, Mei Kong, Zhen Zhang, Xiao-chen Zhang

Affiliation(s):  Department of Plastic Surgery, the First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310003, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   zhangxiaochen@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Breast metastasis, Gastric signet-ring cell carcinoma, Extra-mammary neoplasm

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Li-yuan Wei, Mei Kong, Zhen Zhang, Xiao-chen Zhang. Breast metastasis of gastric signet-ring cell carcinoma[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2017, 18(11): 1026-1030.

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Metastatic breast involvement from extra-mammary neoplasms is unusual with a low incidence of 0.5% to 1.2% in clinical practice, 2.7% in cytological series, and 1.7% to 6.6% in autopsy series of all breast malignancies. Nearly 500 cases have been reported in small series and case reports. Gastric carcinoma rarely metastasizes to the breast. There are only 38 cases reported in PubMed. In this study, we present a case report of a 49-year-old woman who was diagnosed with right breast metastasis from a gastric carcinoma and undertake a literature review to pay attention to the diagnosis, treatment, and the prognosis of the disease.



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