Congestive heart failure as a rare cause of unilateral breast edema: A case report & review of the literature

Publication date: Available online 7 June 2018Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear MedicineAuthor(s): Mohamed Abd El-Aziz M. Farag, Latifa Ahmad Alkandary, Maryam Ibrahim Alshatti, Maged Ali H. ShoukeerAbstractReported cases encountered difficulty in differentiating between inflammatory carcinoma and breast edema caused by congestive heart failure especially if the breast edema is unilateral. Our presented case is an elderly woman with unilateral breast edema due to congestive heart failure that was initially suspected to have breast cancer based on clinical findings. However imaging studies showed breast edema pattern with no definite underlying mass. This edema was resolved with standard treatment of heart failure. Congestive heart failure may be a possible cause of unilateral breast edema especially in a patient with background of congestive heart failure.
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 7 June 2018Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear MedicineAuthor(s): Mohamed Abd El-Aziz M. Farag, Latifa Ahmad Alkandary, Maryam Ibrahim Alshatti, Maged Ali H. ShoukeerAbstractReported cases encountered difficulty in differentiating between inflammatory carcinoma and breast edema caused by congestive heart failure especially if the breast edema is unilateral. Our presented case is an elderly woman with unilateral breast edema due to congestive heart failure that was initially suspected to have breast cancer based on clinical findings. However imaging studies showed breast ...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 7 June 2018 Source:The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Author(s): Mohamed Abd El-Aziz M. Farag, Latifa Ahmad Alkandary, Maryam Ibrahim Alshatti, Maged Ali H. Shoukeer Reported cases encountered difficulty in differentiating between inflammatory carcinoma and breast edema caused by congestive heart failure especially if the breast edema is unilateral. Our presented case is an elderly woman with unilateral breast edema due to congestive heart failure that was initially suspected to have breast cancer based on clinical findings. However imaging studies showed breast edema...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research
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