Breast Metastase From Anorectal Melanoma

Rhizlane Belbaraka, Amal Asabbane, Hafid Hachi, Brahim Khalil Elgueddari, Hassan Errihani

Abstract


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 long-term free survival. We also briefly reviewed the appropriate literature, emphasizing the diagnostic and therapeutic approaches.




J Med Cases. 2010;1(1):16-17
doi: https://doi.org/10.4021/jmc2010.06.104e

Keywords


Breast metastase; Anorectal melanoma

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