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Male ereast cancer [Medeniyet Med J]
Medeniyet Med J. 2004; 19(2): 118-120

Male ereast cancer

Sezai Demirbaş1, Orhan Türken2, Hüseyin Baloğlu3, M. Levhi Akın1, Tucay Çelenk1
1Gata Haydarpasa Training Hospital General Surgery Service, Istanbul
2Haydarpaşa Teaching Hospital, Oncology Clinic, Istanbul
3Haydarpaşa Teaching Hospital, Pathology Department, Istanbul

Male breast cancer accounts for the 1 percentage of all breast cancer. Pure ductal carcinoma insitu (DCIS) is observed so rare in men. The health providers could mixt up true diagnosis with any benign mass like gynaecomastia. So male breast cancer unfortunatelly is diagnosed in late stage. There is a few knowledge of presenting symptoms for doctors to define the lesion as the cancer in a male breast. The patients presented here was 73 years old and had an painless mass in his own left breast with few bloody nipple discharge. There was no sign for the mass if it could be malign lesion except bloody discharging. Despite there are several diagnostic tests and genetic counseling surveys as well, the little discharging mixing blood up from nipple could be the main point to make a true diagnosis. This case report is prominent because the nipple
discharge as a clinical sign could have a greater effect than many sophisticated diagnostic tests on the making the decision in any patient with family history and job tenderness.

Keywords: Male breast cancer, ductal carcinoma, nipple bloody discharge


Erkekte pür duktal karsinomainsitu

Sezai Demirbaş1, Orhan Türken2, Hüseyin Baloğlu3, M. Levhi Akın1, Tucay Çelenk1
1Gata Haydarpaşa Eğitim Hastanesi Genel Cerrahi Servisi, İstanbul
2Gata Haydarpaşa Eğitim Hastanesi, Onkoloji Kliniği, İstanbul
3Gata Haydarpaşa Eğitim Hastanesi, Patoloji Servisi, İstanbul

Anahtar Kelimeler: Erkek meme kanseri, duktal karsinoma insitu, meme başı kanlı akıntı


Sezai Demirbaş, Orhan Türken, Hüseyin Baloğlu, M. Levhi Akın, Tucay Çelenk. Male ereast cancer. Medeniyet Med J. 2004; 19(2): 118-120

Corresponding Author: Sezai Demirbaş, Türkiye


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