Axillary ectopic carcinoma of breast

Muhammad Shamim, Naveed Baddar

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Carcinoma in ectopic breast tissue is rare. This is a case report of a 70-year-old postmenopausal female, who presented with a painless mass in right axilla, diagnosed as invasive ductal carcinoma of ectopic breast tissue an excisional biopsy. Postoperatively she was put on tamoxifen, and remained well 10 months after surgery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)916-918
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Pakistan Medical Association
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Axillary lump
  • Carcinoma of ectopic breast
  • Ectopic breast tissue
  • Invasive ductal carcinoma


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