Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome accompanied by invasive ductal carcinoma: a case report.

Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome accompanied by invasive ductal carcinoma: a case report. Eur J Gynaecol Oncol. 2016;37(5):744-746 Authors: Kasap E, Gene M, Sahin N, Sivrikoz ON Abstract Milllerian agenesis and the absence of organs of Millerian canal origin are referred to as Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome. Invasive ductal carcinoma constitutes 47-75% of all breast carcinomas and is the most common type. The authors report the first case of invasive ductal carcinoma associated with MRKH syndrome in the literature to their knowledge. A 25-year-old woman with a palpable mass in her right breast for three months presented to the presented clinic. On physical examination a mobile, firm mass measuring 2x2 cm was detected in right breast, at a region close to axilla. A fine needle aspiration biopsy from the lesion revealed malignant cells and thus a segmental mastectomy operation was performed. All genital tract and endocrinological system should be thoroughly examined before administering hormone replacement therapy to patients presenting with primary amenorrhea.The co-occurrence MRKH syndrome of with invasive ductal carcinoma is regarded as coincidental. Confirming the absence of a common etiology, however, requires further genetic studies. PMID: 29787025 [PubMed - in process]
Source: European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology - Category: OBGYN Tags: Eur J Gynaecol Oncol Source Type: research

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