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Incidence of sarcoma of the breast

0.5 % of malignant breast diseases

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Etiology of sarcoma of the breast

1- May arise in an intracanalicular fibroadenoma

2- May follow previous radiotherapy as in mediastinal lymphoma.

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Pathology of sarcoma of the breast

Gross picture

Microscopic picture

Spread

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Gross picture in Pathology of sarcoma of the breast

* Pale

* friable

* large

* soft tumour.

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Microscopic picture in Pathology of sarcoma of the breast

Spindle cell sarcoma.

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Spread in Pathology of sarcoma of the breast

blood spread

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C/P of sarcoma of the breast

1. 30-40 years.

2. A large breast mass like that of medullary carcinoma

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D.D of sarcoma of the breast

Medullary carcinoma.

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The difference between sarcoma of the breast and medullary carcinoma

areas of cystic degeneration suggest a sarcoma

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Investigation of sarcoma of the breast

Triple assessment

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Treatment of sarcoma of the breast

Simple mastectomy followed by radiotherapy.