LOCALLY-ADVANCED BREAST CANCER IN A MALE PATIENT: A CASE REPORT

  • Nedjati Jakupi PHI University Clinic for Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ss Cyril and Methodisu University in Skopje, North Macedonia
  • Stojan Velkov PHI UC for Thoracic and Vascular surgery, Skopje, North Macedonia
  • Despot Despotovski PHI Univesity Clinic for Thoracic and Vasular Surgery, Skopje, North Macedonia
  • Ljubica Atanasova Medical Doctor

Abstract

Male breast cancer is a rare pathology, representing 1% of the cases of breast cancer, and less than 1% of all cancers in men. It tends to be diagnosed at a later stage, and also at an older age, the mean being 67 years old. Little is known about the etiology of the disease, and the treatment approach is usually the same as in female breast cancer. We hereby present a case of a 63 year old man with a locally-advanced breast cancer, complicated by skin ulcerations. The aim of this paper is to contribute to raising awareness for the disease and point out the fact that breast cancer behaves different in male patients.


Keywords: ulcerated, breast, cancer, male, mastectomy.

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Published
2023-12-26
How to Cite
JAKUPI, Nedjati et al. LOCALLY-ADVANCED BREAST CANCER IN A MALE PATIENT: A CASE REPORT. Journal of Morphological Sciences, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 3, p. 1-3, dec. 2023. ISSN 2545-4706. Available at: <https://jms.mk/jms/article/view/vol6no3-1>. Date accessed: 02 mar. 2024.
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