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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 101-103

Squamous cell carcinoma of the breast mimicking chronic breast abscess


1 Department of Surgery, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Pediatrics, CSI Kalyani Multispeciality Hospital, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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DOI: 10.4103/njs.NJS_22_18

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Primary squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the breast is an exceedingly rare malignancy, and there are no clear management protocols for SCC of the breast. We report a 45-year-old female patient who presented with the recurrent breast abscess and a large fungating SCC of the breast with fixed ipsilateral axillary nodes. She was offered modified radical mastectomy. During the follow-up visits, she was observed to have developed multiple vertebral metastases. She had palliative chemotherapy. However, the patient succumbed to the disease within 6 months of the diagnosis.


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