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Vascularized tumor mass just below the nipple that proved to be an adencarcinoma

Clinical information

Palpable mass

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Vascularized tumor mass just below the nipple that proved to be an adencarcinoma

The same patient also has metastatic axillary lymph nodes. We first thought it was a metastatic breast cancer.

MRI scan of the mass in the thoracic wall

The same patient also has a mass in the dorsal side of the lung. The same tumor type was found. It proved to be a lung carcinoma with metastasis in the axilla and thoracic wall and not a breast carcinoma.

The patient later developed adrenal metastasis

Left adrenal metastasis

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 69
  • Body part: Breast

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