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Soltany, Setare and Faranoush, Mohammad (2009) A primary carcinoid tumor of the breast. Koomesh. pp. 151-154.

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    Carcinoids are the most common neuroendocrine tumors, which arise ‎commonly in the gastrointestinal or respiratory tract. Breast carcinoid is rare and ‎may be primary or metastatic. Primary breast carcinoids account for <1% of ‎primary breast cancer and can be mistaken with other primary breast cancer. ‎Immunohistochemical analysis can be useful in diagnosis. Here we reported a 78 years old women with right breast mass. Mass resected and patient worked ‎up for extramammary origin. Finally primary breast carcinoid tumor was ‎diagnosed for the patient and modified radical mastectomy and axillary node ‎dissection performed. No adjuvant therapy was used Keywords: Breast cancer, Carcinoid tumor, Primary ‎

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Medical Sciences > School of Medicine
    Depositing User: Mr Vahab Moshtaghi
    Date Deposited: 24 Dec 2016 07:36
    Last Modified: 24 Dec 2016 07:36

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