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Invasive ductal carcinoma within fibroadenoma and lung metastases

Authors Abu-Rahmeh Z, Nuseir W, Naroditzky I

Received 12 September 2011

Accepted for publication 17 October 2011

Published 4 January 2012 Volume 2012:5 Pages 19—21

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/IJGM.S26115

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Zuhair Abu-Rahmeh1, William Nseir2, Inna Naroditzky3
1
Radiology Department, 2Department of Internal Medicine, Holy Family Hospital, Nazareth, 3Pathology Department, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel

Abstract: Fibroadenomas are one of the most common benign tumors of the breast. Malignant transformation from fibroadenoma to cancer is rare. We present a case of an invasive ductal carcinoma within an otherwise benign fibroadenoma with lung metastasis in a 69-year-old woman.

Keywords: benign tumor, invasive ductal carcinoma, lung metastasis

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