Skin thickening after breast radiotherapy

Case contributed by Dr Guilherme Pioli Resende


Patient diagnosed with breast cancer referred for mammography after chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

Breasts with a sparse fibroglandular appearance, with nodules in the central region of the right breast, the largest measuring approximately 32 mm, associated with significant skin thickening on the right.

Case Discussion

Patient with a previous diagnosis of breast cancer, presenting a hardened and darkened right breast, in addition to skin retraction close to the armpits after being submitted to radiotherapy.

Contributed by Dr. Hemilianna Hadassa Silva Matozinho M.D. and Dr. Flávia de Freitas Rodrigues.

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