Squamous cell carcinoma of the breast.
ABSTRACT Pure primary squamous cell carcinoma of the breast is a rare disease, thus strict criteria should be applied when making such a diagnosis. Breast abscesses are a common presentation. We report a case of primary SCC of the breast in a 69-year-old woman in which the initial clinical impression was a breast abscess. She had an incision and drainage, and cytological and histological examination revealed squamous cell carcinoma. A secondary source was excluded and the patient underwent mastectomy, which was followed by a local recurrence in 4 months.
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ABSTRACT: As an uncommon desease, pure primary squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the breast is a malign and aggressive tumoral lesion. A 47 year-old woman was admitted to our clinic complaining of mastalgy and a mass in her right breast. Ultrasound examinations revealed 4 cm heterogenic cystic mass. Wherefore the magnetic resonance imaging showed suspicious malignity, total excision of the mass was performed. Histopathologic examimation revealed squamous cell carcinoma.Journal of Mammary Gland Biology and Neoplasia 04/2011; · 7.52 Impact Factor