Metastatic carcinoid tumor to breast: A case report

Chiah Yang Chai, Soul-Chin Chen, Ching Shyang Chen, Chia-Lang Fang, Chih-Hsiung Wu

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Abstract

Metastatic breast carcinoid is uncommon. We presented a patient with bilateral breast carcinoid metastatic from the liver. The patient was diagnosed as having unresectable hepatic carcinoid two years prior to the development of bilateral breast masses. Lumpectomy was performed. She was followed at our hospital for six months without local breast recurrence. The diagnosis of metastatic and primary breast carcinoid will be discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)274-277
Number of pages4
JournalFormosan Journal of Surgery
Volume35
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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Chai, C. Y., Chen, S-C., Chen, C. S., Fang, C-L., & Wu, C-H. (2002). Metastatic carcinoid tumor to breast: A case report. Formosan Journal of Surgery, 35(5), 274-277.