Breast carcinoma masquerading as primary ovarian neoplasm.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Metastases which present as palpable masses in the pelvis occasionally masquerade as primary neoplasms of the ovary. Although most such cancers originate in the stomach and large intestine, the histories of two patients are presented in whom the ovarian tumors were discovered prior to the detection of the breast primary. Three similar cases were found in the literature and are reviewed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Young, RH; Carey, RW; Robboy, SJ

Published Date

  • July 1, 1981

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 48 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 210 - 212

PubMed ID

  • 7237387

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0008-543X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/1097-0142(19810701)48:1<210::aid-cncr2820480133>;2-h


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States