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|Title:||Metastasis to the breast from an adenocarcinoma of the colon||Authors:||Ho, Y.Y.
|Issue Date:||May-2009||Citation:||Ho, Y.Y., Lee, W.-K. (2009-05). Metastasis to the breast from an adenocarcinoma of the colon. Journal of Clinical Ultrasound 37 (4) : 239-241. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcu.20490||Abstract:||Metastases to the breast from extramammary malignancies are rare. We report a case of metastasis to the breast from a colonic adenocarcinoma in a 50-year-old man who was 6 years status after a right hemicolectomy for T3N1M1 adenocarcinoma of the ascending colon. Sonographic evaluation of the right breast lump showed a hypoechoic mass with slightly irregular margins, but there was no internal vascularity. Chest CT also documented a poorly enhancing suspicious mass in the right breast. The diagnosis of adenocarcinoma metastasis to the breast was achieved with sonographically guided core biopsy. © 2008 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.||Source Title:||Journal of Clinical Ultrasound||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/131504||ISSN:||00912751||DOI:||10.1002/jcu.20490|
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