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Wegener's granulomatosis of the breast : a case report

Wegener's granulomatosis of the breast : a case report

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dc.contributor.author Szabo-Moskal, Jadwiga pl
dc.date.accessioned 2017-08-09T12:36:03Z
dc.date.available 2017-08-09T12:36:03Z
dc.date.issued 2014 pl
dc.identifier.issn 1733-134X pl
dc.identifier.uri http://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/43144
dc.language eng pl
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dc.title Wegener's granulomatosis of the breast : a case report pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 117-119 pl
dc.description.additional Bibliogr. s. 119 pl
dc.abstract.en Background: Differential diagnosis and detection of malignant lesions in mammography poses a challenge for many diagnosticians. Although mammography continues to be the best and cost-effective way to detect breast cancer, it has its limitations due in part to the radiological appearance of changes of a very rare condition. We are presented with changes that have met well-known radiologic criteria for the diagnosis of malignancy, yet they turn out to be benign, because they belong to a group of extraordinary lesions. Case Report: In June 2010, a 56-year-old woman found a lump in her right breast. Mammography performed at another medical center, revealed a change 12 mm in diameter, rated as BI-RADS 4C. Physical examination revealed a palpable lesion, 15 mm in diameter. Ultrasonography revealed hypoechogenic change with ill-defined outlines, size 14×10 mm - BI-RADS 5. Fine needle aspiration biopsy was done and revealed no atypical cells. The patient underwent an open surgical biopsy and a histopathological diagnosis was suggested to be a type of Wegener's granulomatosis. Exclusion of cancer enabled the continuation of medical treatment of the underlying disease. There were no changes in the breast in follow-up studies. Conclusions: The differential diagnosis of breast tumors should include rare conditions that can sometimes mimic breast cancer. One of them is Wegener's granulomatosis. Both, the diagnosis and treatment of the disease, require the cooperation of specialists from various fields, including clinicians, pathologists and radiologists. pl
dc.subject.en breast tumor pl
dc.subject.en Wegener's granulomatosis pl
dc.subject.en mammography pl
dc.description.volume 79 pl
dc.identifier.doi 10.12659/PJR.889917 pl
dc.identifier.eissn 1899-0967 pl
dc.title.journal Polish Journal of Radiology pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original CC-BY-NC-ND; otwarte czasopismo; ostateczna wersja wydawcy; w momencie opublikowania; 0; pl


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