Department of Life Science, Tunghai University, 1727, Sec.4, Taiwan Boulevard, Taichung, Taiwan
Received Date: June 28, 2015 Accepted Date: June 30, 2015 Published Date: June 30, 2015
Citation: Shih C (2015) A Case of Delayed Metastatic Duct Carcinoma of Breast in Distant Lymph Node 10 Years Later. J Cytol Histol 6:i110. doi:10.4172/2157-7099.1000i110
Copyright: © 2015 Shih C. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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53-year-old female, breast carcinoma, left, S/P modified radical mastectomy ten years ago (in 2005)
She also received courses of chemotherapy until 2006. June 11th, 2015: Enlargement of bilateral inguinal lymph nodes, and more obvious over the right side, measuring up to 1.31 × 1.30 × 0.67 in dimensions. No mass or nodule is found over the rest body parts (Figure 1).
Lymph node, groin, right, fine needle aspiration cytology were Positive for malignancy, in favor of metastatic carcinoma (Figures 2-5).
Direct immunostaining on stained slides S/P Papaniclaou stain (Figures 6).
Lymph node, groin, right, fine needle aspiration and ICC stain --- Metastatic carcinoma, in favor of breast origin. Cytokeratin (AE1/ AE3):+, ER:+ (Figure 7-8)
It was carried out on June 24th, 2015. Lymph nodes, inguinal, right, biopsy showed Metastatic ductal carcinoma, breast in origin (one positive lymph node and one smaller negative lymph node).
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