Carcinoma of the Ectopic Breast

Authors

  • AMM Shariful Alam Department of Oncology, Enam Medical College & Hospital, Savar, Dhaka
  • Shamima Anwar Department of Radiotherapy, Chittagong Medical College & Hospital, Chittagong

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jemc.v3i1.13874

Keywords:

Ectopic accessory breasts, Adjuvant chemotherapy, Radiotherapy

Abstract

A 43-year-old woman presented with bilateral ectopic breasts in both the axillae in Chittagong Medical College Hospital in July 1996. She was diagnosed having carcinoma in the left ectopic breast. She was successfully treated with local surgical excision and regional lymph node dissection, adjuvant chemotherapy, loco-regional radiotherapy and hormone therapy. The patient continued tamoxifen for 5 years. Till last follow-up in December 2011, the patient was asymptomatic without any evidence of residual disease or local recurrence and evidence of metastases.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jemc.v3i1.13874

J Enam Med Col 2013; 3(1): 47-49

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Published

2013-02-20

How to Cite

Alam, A. S., & Anwar, S. (2013). Carcinoma of the Ectopic Breast. Journal of Enam Medical College, 3(1), 47–49. https://doi.org/10.3329/jemc.v3i1.13874

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Case Reports