Case report| Volume 33, ISSUE 6, P905-908, June 1953

Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the breast

Report of a case with unusual features
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        1. Adenoid cystic carcinoma, primary in the breast, is an exceedingly rare disease.
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        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.
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        3. The value of histologic proof of metastasis is reaffirmed.
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        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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