Submit Your Article CMED MEACR meeting
An official publication of the Middle-Eastern Association for Cancer Research
Clinical Cancer Investigation Journal
ARTICLE
Year: 2014   |   Volume: 3   |   Issue: 5   |   Page: 408-410     View issue

Low-grade adenosquamous carcinoma of the breast: A case report and review of literature


Yasmeen Khatib, Richa Patel, Candes Francis, Arsala Mulla
Abstract

Low-grade adenosquamous carcinoma (LGAS) is an uncommon form of invasive mammary carcinoma. Though, it is categorized as a variant of metaplastic carcinomas, which are highly aggressive tumors, this tumor is relatively indolent with a good prognosis. Even though, it shows infiltrative growth LGAS carcinoma exhibits bland cytological features and can be mistaken for benign and other low-grade lesions. Hence, it poses a diagnostic challenge on cytology, core needle biopsy and frozen sections. It has a risk of local recurrence after incomplete excision and has a low metastatic potential. Hence, distinction from the benign mimics is essential in order to plan a proper treatment of either wide excision or mastectomy. We report a case of LGAS carcinoma of breast in a 57-year-old female along with the review of literature and differential diagnosis to highlight the diagnostic challenge it poses.

Cite this article
Vancouver
Khatib Y, Patel R, Francis C, Mulla A. Low-grade adenosquamous carcinoma of the breast: A case report and review of literature. Clin Cancer Investig J. 2014;3(5):408-10. https://doi.org/10.4103/2278-0513.138065
APA
Khatib, Y., Patel, R., Francis, C., & Mulla, A. (2014). Low-grade adenosquamous carcinoma of the breast: A case report and review of literature. Clinical Cancer Investigation Journal, 3(5), 408-410. https://doi.org/10.4103/2278-0513.138065

Sitemap | What's New | Feedback | Copyright and Disclaimer | Privacy Notice
© Clinical Cancer Investigation Journal | Published by Polaris Publication
Online since 01 December, 2011
Editorial and Ethics Policies
Creative Commons  Open Access Journal View mobile site 
ISSN: Print -2278-1668, Online - 2278-0513