Breast Metastasis of Ovarian Carcinoma

Document Type: Case Reports

Authors

1 Dept. of Radiotherapy, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Lamphelpat, Imphal, India

2 Dept. of Pathology, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Lamphelpat, Imphal, India

3 Dept.of Obstetrics & Gyanecology, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Lamphelpat, Imphal, India

Abstract

Breast metastasis of ovarian carcinoma is rare. To date, only 39 cases have been reported in the English-language  literature  so  far.  We  are  herewith  reporting  a  primary  ovarian  papillary  serous  cyst adenocarcinoma metastasing to breast and epsilateral supraclavicular node in a 58 year old female as the first case in our centre, located at North-East India.  The purpose of reporting this case is to emphasize the need of examining breasts in patients of ovarian cancer and the need to exercise meticulous care to exclude second primary at breast from possible secondaries at breast from ovarian can cer.  

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