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n SA Journal of Radiology - Lobular carcinoma of the breast - an unusual presentation : pictorial interlude

Volume 9, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1027-202X
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Abstract

Extracted from text ... The patient, a 44-year-old woman from Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, was a para 5 gravida 5 post-menopausal woman, who had breastfed her children for 2 years in total. She was not on hormone replacement therapy. The patient was being treated for a pseudotumour of the right orbit as the computed tomography (CT) scan demonstrated a large right retrobulbar mass, as well as meningeal thickening. To ascertain a primary cause for the above picture, a mammogram (MMG) was done. The MMG demonstrated extensive bilateral patchy spiculated densities with associated amorphous microcalcifications, and axillary nodes (Figs 1 and 2). Ultrasound (US) ..

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2016-12-10

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