Yıl 2020, Cilt 6 , Sayı 1, Sayfalar 73 - 76 2020-01-04

Chondroid metaplasia: a rare subtype of metaplastic breast carcinoma

Semra DEMİRLİ ATICI [1] , Semra SALİMOĞLU [2] , Yasemin KIRMIZI [3] , Dilek KUZUKIRAN [4] , Cengiz AYDIN [5]


Metaplastic breast carcinoma (MBC) is a subtype of breast malignant lesions which is very rare seen. Clinically, MBC is more aggressive and has worse prognosis than other subtypes of breast cancers. A 61-year-old female patient who had a rapidly enlarging and palpabl  mass on the left breast applied. Core biopsy was performed and pathology was reported as  invasive ductal carcinoma. The patient who had been diagnosed with breast cancer was  operated and postoperative course was unremarkable. She was discharged postoperative third day with no complication. Postoperative specimen pathology was reported as a rare type of  breast metaplastic carcinoma which was chondroid metaplasia. Here we aimed to report, a case of chondroid metaplasia which is a rare type of metaplastic breast carcinoma with the literature. 

Metaplastic carcinoma, chondroid metaplasia, breast cancer
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Birincil Dil en
Konular Onkoloji, Cerrahi
Bölüm Case Report
Yazarlar

Orcid: 0000-0002-8287-067X
Yazar: Semra DEMİRLİ ATICI (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Department of General Surgery, University of Health Sciences, Tepecik Training and Research Hospital, İzmir, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-9849-244X
Yazar: Semra SALİMOĞLU
Kurum: Department of General Surgery, University of Health Sciences, Tepecik Training and Research Hospital, İzmir, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-8320-9234
Yazar: Yasemin KIRMIZI
Kurum: Department of General Surgery, University of Health Sciences, Tepecik Training and Research Hospital, İzmir, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-7072-7932
Yazar: Dilek KUZUKIRAN
Kurum: Department of General Surgery, Tatvan State Hospital, Bitlis, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-4713-2871
Yazar: Cengiz AYDIN
Kurum: Department of General Surgery, University of Health Sciences, Tepecik Training and Research Hospital, İzmir, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Tarihler

Yayımlanma Tarihi : 4 Ocak 2020

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