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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2014, 2(3), 48-49
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-2-3-1
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Carcinoma Breast Male: A Case Report

Sujit K Prasad1 and Anuj Kumar Srivastava2,

1Consultant Surgeon, MGM Hospitals, Navi Mumbai, India

2Additional professor, Department of surgery, SSR Medical College, Mauritius

Pub. Date: March 18, 2014

Cite this paper:
Sujit K Prasad and Anuj Kumar Srivastava. Carcinoma Breast Male: A Case Report. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2014; 2(3):48-49. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-2-3-1

Abstract

Carcinoma of male breast is a rare cancer in male and accounts for less than 1% of all breast cancers. Affected men are usually in their 7th or 8th decade. In a study in India 0.7% of breast carcinoma is seen in men. Predisposing factors include genetic factors, exposure to radiation and excess estrogen. High exposure to estrogen may result from excess estrogen conditions or due to androgen deficiency states.

Keywords:
carcinoma male breast estrogen excess states mastectomy

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