Malignant insulinoma metastatic to the breast

Ioannis G. Kaklamanos, Oliver F. Bathe, George N. Sfakianakis, Mehrdad Nadji, Maria V. Velasquez, David M. Levi, Jodeen E. Boggs

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Abstract

Metastatic tumors to the breast are rare in adults. Melanomas, lymphomas, and gastrointestinal primaries are the most common sources of metastasis. We describe a female patient with a history of pancreatic insulinoma nd bilateral breast masses proved to be metastatic insulinomas on CT-guided biopsy. A nuclear medicine scan and special immunohistochemical stains were utilized to distinguish the lesions from a primary breast neoplasm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)211-212
Number of pages2
JournalEndocrinologist
Volume10
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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