Primary breast lymphoma: case reports and review of the literature

Sanguinetti, Alessandro and Ragusa, Mark and Lucchini, Roberta and Monacelli, Massimo and Calzolari, Filippo and Bezzi, Michela (2008) Primary breast lymphoma: case reports and review of the literature. Il giornale di chirurgia, 29 (5). pp. 230-232. ISSN 1971-145X

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As the prevalence of breast cancer has increased over recent years many cases with unusual presentation are emerging. This revue attempts to identify different types of primary malignancies that can affect the breast. A five years review was undertaken at the Breast Unit of Azienda Ospedaliera “Santa Maria”, Terni (Italy). All cases of breast malignancy admitted to the Breast Unit between 2001 and 2005 were reviewed: 750 patients were diagnosed with malignant breast disease. Primary breast lymphoma (was found only in two cases accounting for an incidence of 0,26%. The pre-operative diagnosis was infiltrating carcinoma in both cases and the patients were treated with surgery and systemic chemotherapy; currently they are disease-free.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Breast cancer, lymphoma, diagnosis and reatment
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 617 Rami vari della medicina; Chirurgia
Depositing User: Nadia Del Gobbo
Date Deposited: 29 May 2013 15:01
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2016 10:52

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