Vulvar metastasis of breast carcinoma: A case report

William Curtin, Bhagya Murthy

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BACKGROUND: Metastasis of breast carcinoma to the vulva is rare: only a few cases have been previously described. CASE: A 61-year-old woman with a history of recurrent breast carcinoma presented with a painless lump on the vulva. Excisional biopsy showed an infiltrating adenocarcinoma that was histologically similar to the primary breast tumor. CONCLUSION: This report is another of breast carcinoma metastatic to the vulva. The clinical features and histologic findings distinguish this lesion from a primary breast carcinoma occurring in ectopic breast tissue.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)61-63
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Reproductive Medicine for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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