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Year : 2018 | Month : July | Volume : 12 | Issue : 7 | Page : PD06 - PD07

Mixed Mucinous Male Breast Carcinoma: A Rare Histological Variant of a Rare Disease

Badareesh Lakshminarayana, Ankita Harijee, Prashanth Shetty, Rama Rani Krishna Bhat

1. Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India. 2. Senior Resident, Department of Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India. 3. Professor, Department of Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India. 4. Senior Resident, Department of Anaesthiology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Badareesh Lakshminarayana,
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal-576104, Karnataka, India.
E-mail: drbadareesh.l@gmail.com

Abstract

Male breast carcinoma is rare neoplasm, accounting for <1% of all diagnosed breast malignancy. Histologically, most often it is infiltrating ductal carcinoma and rarely mucinous carcinoma. A 73-year-old male presented with lump in right breast since six months. On examination a 5x5 cm hard, non tender lump fixed to overlying skin, with no right axillary lymphadenopathy. Incisional biopsy showed mixed mucinous carcinoma of breast. After investigations he underwent right modified radical mastectomy. Histopathology confirmed mixed mucinous carcinoma and infiltrating ductal carcinoma. Patient received adjuvant radiotherapy, chemotherapy and hormonal therapy. Mixed mucinous and infiltrating ductal carcinoma is extremely rare. Clinical stage and axillary lymph node status are of prognostic value.

Keywords

Hormonal therapy, Infiltrating duct carcinoma, Modified radical mastectomy

How to cite this article :

Badareesh Lakshminarayana, Ankita Harijee, Prashanth Shetty, Rama Rani Krishna Bhat. MIXED MUCINOUS MALE BREAST CARCINOMA: A RARE HISTOLOGICAL VARIANT OF A RARE DISEASE. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2018 July [cited: 2018 Jul 21 ]; 12:PD06-PD07. Available from
http://jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2018&month=July&volume=12&issue=7&page=PD06-PD07&id=11737

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2018/25045.11737

Date of Submission: Oct 26, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Dec 30, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Apr 18, 2018
Date of Publishing: Jul 01, 2018

FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

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