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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 67-70

Breast to bone: Acral metastasis


1 Department of Surgical Oncology, R. L. Jalappa Institute of Oncology, Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research, Kolar, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Radiation Oncology, R. L. Jalappa Institute of Oncology, Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research, Kolar, Karnataka, India
3 Department of Surgery, Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research, Kolar, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Abhay K Kattepur
Department of Surgical Oncology, R. L. Jalappa Institute of Oncology, Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research, Tamaka, Kolar, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jco.jco_10_22

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Metastasis of the acral bones is a rare phenomenon in breast cancer. Fibular metastasis is extremely uncommon and is usually associated with disseminated disease. We herein describe an elderly woman who presented with a metachronous fibular metastasis as a sign of oligo-recurrent metastatic breast cancer. The patient was treated with palliative radiotherapy with satisfactory outcomes. A brief review of the literature follows.


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