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Invasive ductal carcinoma within fibroadenoma and lung metastases

Author(s): Abu-Rahmeh Z | Nseir W | Naroditzky I

Journal: International Journal of General Medicine
ISSN 1178-7074

Volume: 2012;
Issue: default;
Start page: 19;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Zuhair Abu-Rahmeh1, William Nseir2, Inna Naroditzky31Radiology Department, 2Department of Internal Medicine, Holy Family Hospital, Nazareth, 3Pathology Department, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, IsraelAbstract: Fibroadenomas are one of the most common benign tumors of the breast. Malignant transformation from fibroadenoma to cancer is rare. We present a case of an invasive ductal carcinoma within an otherwise benign fibroadenoma with lung metastasis in a 69-year-old woman.Keywords: benign tumor, invasive ductal carcinoma, lung metastasis
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