Volume 2, Issue 5, October 2017, Page: 110-112
Primary Osteogenic Sarcoma of the Breast: A Rare Breast Cancer Presentation in Malaysia
Fitreena Anis Amran, Advanced Medical and Dental Institute, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Ikhwan Sani Mohamad, Endocrine and Breast Unit, Department of Surgery, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia
Maya Mazuwin, Endocrine and Breast Unit, Department of Surgery, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia
Syed Hassan Syed Aziz, Endocrine and Breast Unit, Department of Surgery, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia
Zaidi Zakaria, Endocrine and Breast Unit, Department of Surgery, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia
Imran Abd Khalid, General Surgery Department, Hospital Seberang Jaya, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Received: Apr. 8, 2017;       Accepted: Aug. 10, 2017;       Published: Sep. 23, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcocr.20170205.13      View  1992      Downloads  109
Abstract
Osteogenic sarcoma are malignant mesenchymal neoplasms in which the neoplastic cells produce osteoid and it is the commonest primary bone tumour. However, cases of extra-skeletal osteogenic sarcoma has been reported worldwide occurring in breast, colon and even myocardium Extra-skeletal sarcomas tend to occur in patient over 50 years old. Primary osteogenic sarcoma of the breast is very rare and accounted less than 0.1% of breast cancer. This is a case of a 44-year-old lady who was diagnosed with primary osteogenic sarcoma of the breast and the difficulty encountered in managing it. The long-term prognosis is uncertain due to the small number of cases reported in the medical literature worldwide.
Keywords
Breast, Sarcoma, Bone, Neoplasm
To cite this article
Fitreena Anis Amran, Ikhwan Sani Mohamad, Maya Mazuwin, Syed Hassan Syed Aziz, Zaidi Zakaria, Imran Abd Khalid, Primary Osteogenic Sarcoma of the Breast: A Rare Breast Cancer Presentation in Malaysia, International Journal of Clinical Oncology and Cancer Research. Vol. 2, No. 5, 2017, pp. 110-112. doi: 10.11648/j.ijcocr.20170205.13
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