VERTEBRAL METASTASIS IN A CASE OF CARCINOMA BREAST CLINICALLY STAGE IA: A RARE FINDING
*Dr. Anand, Dr. Ravishwar Narayan MBBS DNB (Nuclear Medicine) and Dr. Ghanish Kumar Panjwani MBBS DNB (Surgical Oncology)
Breast cancer is overall the most common cancer in females. It accounts for 08.4-31.5 % of total cancer incidence in females. In western countries breast cancer is most commonly diagnosed in local stage (I), however in India it mostly presents as stage III/IV. These patients usually present with breast lump which may or may not be tender, nipple discharge and / or nipple retraction. We present a case who presented with back pain and on further evaluation diagnosed to be a case of breast cancer with bone metastases with no involvement of nodes or any other organs.
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