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- 1.1. Adenoid cystic carcinoma, primary in the breast, is an exceedingly rare disease.
- 2.2. A case is reported which presented some unusual associated features. Fibrocystic dysplasia of the right fifth rib, simulating metastatic cancer, was an incidental finding. The patient was also a cripple from previous poliomyelitis.
- 3.3. The value of histologic proof of metastasis is reaffirmed.
- 4.4. It is felt that the management of this case was adequate for the treatment of the primary condition while rehabilitating the patient for ambulation.
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- Diseases of the Breast.ed. 2. J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia1945
Received: July 22, 1952
© 1953 Published by Elsevier Inc.