Published: 2019-12-25

A case report of 29 year old male patient with breast carcinoma: diagnosed on fine needle aspiration cytology

Komal Patel, Pallavi Chaudhri, Siddhi M. Patel


Breast cancer has been considered a female dominated disease. Carcinoma of male breast is a rare disease representing 1% of all breast cancers and less than 1 % of all cancers in men. The mean age at presentation is mainly in sixties. We here present a case of male breast cancer presented at very young age of 29 years, diagnosed on fine needle aspiration which was confirmed later on histopathological examination.


BRCA 2 mutation, Higher grade, Invasive ductal carcinoma, Older age, Poor prognosis

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