Male breast cancer

Case contributed by Dr Safwat Mohammad Almoghazy

Presentation

A male patient presented with cancer right breast for CT staging work up assessment.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male
CT

A known case of right breast cancer showing right breast mass measuring about 1.8 cm, with minimal prominent few right axillary lymph node.

No suspicious pulmonary lesions were seen. No sizeable mediastinal, hilar, or axillary lymphadenopathy was seen. No pleural or pericardial effusions seen.

Liver is average size and density with no focal lesions or dilated intrahepatic biliary radicals seen  The left adrenal gland is bulky with no obvious masses within. Unremarkable CT features of the gallbladder, CBD, portal vein, pancreas, spleen, right adrenal, kidneys (bilateral varying size simple cortical cysts seen, the largest one at the left lower pole measuring about 8.0 cm) urinary bladder, and visualized opacified bowel loops.

No sizeable lymphadenopathy was seen. No ascites have seen.

Calcified atherosclerotic changes are seen in the visualized aorta.

The visualized osseous structures showing apart from right hip prosthesis is noted, no definite suspicious sclerotic or lytic lesions seen.

Impression:  

A known case of right breast cancer showing right breast mass and no definite suspicious distant metastasis.

X-ray

Spiculated nodule is seen overlaying the right middle zone correlating with the patient clinical data of right breast mass. 

Case Discussion

Male breast disease includes a wide spectrum of conditions. Many conditions and entities that affect the female breast may also affect the male breast. 

This case was diagnosed by biopsy and came for staging, showing a right breast mass and no definite distant metastasis.

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Case information

rID: 54617
Case created: 17th Jul 2017
Last edited: 22nd Jul 2017
Systems: Oncology, Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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