04Nov 2018


  • Department of pathological anatomy, Hospital Mohammed VI, Marrakech, Morocco.
  • Department of Clinical Hematology and Medical Oncology, Hospital Mohammed VI, Marrakech, Morocco.
  • Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Hospital Mohammed VI, Marrakech, Morocco.
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Breast localizations of cancers of extramammary origin are infrequent. They represent for 0.5 to 6.6% of all breast cancers and affect mostly women. We report an exceptional case of secondary breast localization of a tumor for a man.This is a 74 year old man who presented a retro-areolar mass. Mammary scan found a suspect and bilateral axillary adenopathies. The histological study of the mammary biopsy performed revealed a monomorphic malignant tumor proliferation of round cells. The immunohistochemical study showed cytoplasmic expression of the tumor cells of the anti-CD138 antibody, CD79a and anti-kappa light chain. The examination and bone marrow biopsy made it possible to make the diagnosis of mammary localization of a multiple myeloma with a light chain kappa. The extramedullary sites of the MM are uncommun and are found exceptionally in the breast and even more in a man.

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[Ahouissoussi Cornelly, Fakhri Anas, Berrada Sofia, Mahmal Lahoucine, Kenza Raji, Soummani Abderraouf and Rais Hanane. (2018); ABOUT A PARTICULAR BREAST TUMOR OF A MAN: A CASE REPORT. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 6 (11). 189-192] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

Ahouissoussi Cornelly
Departement of anatomy pathology, CHU Mohammed VI, Marrakech


Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/7986       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/7986

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