Breast cancer with lymphangitis carcinomatosa

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai


Carcinoma Breast; abnormal chest radiograph. Asymptomatic patient; CT done after an abnormal chest radiograph (not shown).

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

CT reveals - mass in the left breast; medistinal adenopathy and features of lymphangitis carcinomatosa.

In addition scattered bony metastatic lesions are seen in dorsal vertebrae.

Case Discussion

Lymphangitis carcinomaotosa is a common association with carcinoma breast.

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Case information

rID: 17917
Published: 24th May 2012
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
System: Chest, Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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