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Ectopic ganglion cyst presenting as a breast lump: a rare case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16509845     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a rare case of a breast lump in an 81-year-old woman. Initial investigations were inconclusive and excision biopsy of the lump was done. Histologically the mass proved to be a ganglion cyst. It is the only reported case of ectopic ganglion cyst in the literature that presented as a breast lump.
Authors:
Mohammad Nadeem; Arshad H Malik; Amit Goyal; Muhammad H Niayesh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The breast journal     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1075-122X     ISO Abbreviation:  Breast J     Publication Date:    2006 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-03-02     Completed Date:  2006-04-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9505539     Medline TA:  Breast J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  170-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Breast Unit, Yeovil District Hospital, Yeovil, Somerset, United Kingdom.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Biopsy
Breast Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery*
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Ganglion Cysts / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery*
Humans

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