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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 630-632

Squamous cell carcinoma of lung metastasizinig in breast

1 Department of Pathology, N.R.S. Medical ­College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Radiotherapy, N.R.S. Medical ­College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
3 Department of Chest Medicine, N.R.S. Medical ­College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Correspondence Address:
Ranen Kanti Aich
Department of ­Radiotherapy, N R S Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata - 700 014, West Bengal
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.106582

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Metastasis in breast from extra-mammary malignancy is rare and lung is the third most common primary site when such a metastasis occurs. Small cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma are two histological varieties of lung carcinoma that may metastasize to breast and squamous cell type is very rare. Here we report a case of squamous cell carcinoma of lung that metastasized in the breast and mimicked primary breast carcinoma.

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