Uncommon metastasis to paranasal sinuses from triple-negative breast most cancers: A case report and literature evaluate.
Medication (Baltimore). 2017 Nov;96(47):e8718
Authors: Xiong J, Chen J, Zheng L, Yang S, Zhao G, Cheng J
RATIONALE: Breast most cancers, the commonest type of most cancers amongst girls, hardly ever metastases to the pinnacle and neck area. To this point, there have been solely 6 comparable instances within the literature, and most sufferers in these experiences had very poor prognosis.
PATIENTS CONCERNS: We report a 61-year-old feminine introduced ache and numbness on the suitable aspect of the face 5 years after being identified with triple-negative breast most cancers.
DIAGNOSIS: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed a tissue mass within the sphenoid sinus. The tissue biopsy confirmed metastasis of breast most cancers.
INTERVENTION: The affected person acquired preliminary chemotherapy and radiotherapy plus 10 cycles of upkeep chemotherapy OUTCOMES:: The affected person obtained long-term progression-free survival time. The entire time to development was 32 months.
LESSONS: Though breast most cancers hardly ever metastasizes to the pinnacle and neck area, consciousness must be raised when breast most cancers sufferers expertise headache or have sinus-related signs. Chemotherapy and radiotherapy could also be efficient to deal with paranasal sinus metastasis of triple-negative breast most cancers, and sufferers might obtain long-term survival.
PMID: 29381961 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]