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Myoepithelial carcinoma of the male breast: a rare case report

Mohd Athar, Ashish Kumar Chaudhary, S Kala, Manoj Srivastava, Lubna Khan, Chaynika Kala, Vivek Singh, Vardan Pandey


Myoepithelial carcinoma (malignant myoepithelioma) of the breast is a rare entity and in the male breast it is even rarer. Two cases of benign myoepithelioma in the male breast have been reported so far. Here we report, probably the first case of Myoepithelial carcinoma in a male breast with clinical features mimicking locally advanced breast carcinoma, together with illustration of pathological finding, microscopic appearance and management.

Keywords: Myoepithelial carcinoma; Modified radical mastectomy; Chemotherapy
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