Breast Metastase From Anorectal Melanoma

Rhizlane Belbaraka
2010 Journal of Medical Cases  
Breast metastases from extramammary carcinomas are very rare. Primary anorectal melanoma is a rare and aggressive disease with poor prognosis. Despite aggressive surgery, the 5-year survival is less than 10%. Primary anorectal melanoma metastasis to the breast is exceptional. Only two cases were reported in literature. We present a case of breast metastase from primary anorectal melanoma successfully managed with surgery and chemotherapy with longterm free survival. We also briefly reviewed the
more » ... riefly reviewed the appropriate literature, emphasizing the diagnostic and therapeutic approaches. Figure 1 . Lateral view mammography showing breast metastasis from anorectal melanoma.
doi:10.4021/jmc2010.06.104e fatcat:lxuqxtspwbcgdkc6umwonweq5q