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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

Right adrenal metastasis transverse
Right adrenal metastasis transverse
Right adrenal metastasis transverse
Right adrenal metastasis transverse
Right adrenal metastasis longitudinal
Right adrenal metastasis longitudinal
Right adrenal metastasis longitudinal
Right adrenal metastasis longitudinal

Left adrenal metastasis

Left and right adrenal metastases
Left and right adrenal metastases

Details

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

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