Colonic metastases from lobular carcinoma of the breast - Report of a case

Micha Y. Rabau, Rafael J. Alon, Nahum Werbin, Yossef Yossipov

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Abstract

Metastatic involvement of the gastrointestinal tract secondary to breast cancer is rare. A case of diffuse infiltration of the colon by metastatic infiltrating lobular breast cancer is reported. Awareness of this condition may lead to proper investigations including intestinal biopsy, thus avoiding unnecessary surgery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)401-402
Number of pages2
JournalDiseases of the Colon and Rectum
Volume31
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1988
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Breast carcinoma
  • Metastasis to colon

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