A Rarely Seen Pathology in Breast Masses: Malignant Melanoma

  • Hande Köksal Saglik Bilimleri University, Konya Education and Research Hosptial, Department of General Surgery
  • Ersin Turan Saglik Bilimleri University, Konya Education and Research Hosptial, Department of General Surgery
  • İlknur Küçükosmanoğlu
  • Arif Atay Saglik Bilimleri University, Konya Education and Research Hosptial, Department of General Surgery
  • Mustafa Karaağaç Saglik Bilimleri University, Konya Education and Research Hosptial, Department of Internal Medicine
  • Meryem İlkay Eren Karanis Saglik Bilimleri University, Konya Education and Research Hosptial, Department of Pathology
  • Osman Doğru
Keywords: Breast, malignant melanoma

Abstract

Although primary breast carcinoma is one of the most common malignancies among women worldwide, metastasis of any kind of tumor to the breast is rarely seen. Herein, a 64 year-old woman, who was operated for malignant melanoma before, with a solitary breast metastasis is reported to discuss diagnostic difficulties, treatment modalities and follow-up steps.

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Published
2017-06-28