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Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROI)
ISSN: 0973-1482
EISSN: 1998-4138
Vol. 6, No. 1, 2010, pp. 86-88
Bioline Code: cr10018
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
Document available free of charge

Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2010, pp. 86-88

 en Breast hamartoma with intrathoracic extension in a 13-year-old boy
Gupta, Shilpi Singh.; Singh, Onkar; Hastir, Ankur; Arora, Gaurav; Sabharwal, Glossy & Mishra, Harshit

Abstract

Breast hamartoma is a rare tumor that has been reported only thrice in a male breast. The pediatric age group is seldom involved. We present a case of breast hamartoma in a 13-year-old boy, which interestingly, extended through but without definite involvement of the chest wall into the thoracic cavity. In view of occasional recurrence and documented malignancy in hamartomas, tumor was excised along with two ribs.

Keywords
Breast, hamartoma, tumors

 
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