A case report of male breast cancer in a 14-year-old patient

Authors

  • Pande Ayu Kirana Dewi Department of Surgery, Patut Patuh Patju General Hospital, West Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1150-1882
  • I. Nengah Raditha Department of Surgery, Patut Patuh Patju General Hospital, West Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20214074

Keywords:

Breast cancer, Men, Pediatric

Abstract

Breast cancer is one of the most common malignancies. This malignancy can originate from the epithelium of the ducts or lobules of the breast. Although rare, breast cancer can also be found in men. The incidence of breast cancer in men is <1% of the total breast cancer and it is estimated that 1 in 100.00 men worldwide is diagnosed with breast cancer. Breast cancer in pediatric patients is rare. Incidence of breast cancer in pediatric is estimated to be 0.2-0.8/100.000 for females with less than 20 years old. In this case report is a 14-years-old male with ten years history of a mass in his right breast. At first the mass was said to be as small as a marble, then since last year the mass have grown bigger. Biopsy and histopathology examination were performed to confirm the diagnosis. The result of histopathology examination was ductal invasive carcinoma. The patient and family refused to undergo chemotherapy. The incidence of breast cancer in pediatric is rare, and it has high mortality rate in pediatric patient.

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Published

2021-10-28

How to Cite

Dewi, P. A. K., & Raditha, I. N. (2021). A case report of male breast cancer in a 14-year-old patient. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 9(11), 3451–3453. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20214074

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