TITLE

Lichen sclerosus in a radiated breast

AUTHOR(S)
Vujovic, Olga
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/14/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 18, pE860
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 77-year-old woman with cancer of the left breast. She went through breast-conserving surgery and had obtained adjuvant hormonal treatment with anastrozole and radiation therapy. The patient had experienced sever discomfort developed in her left breast after the completion of the radiation treatments for two years. A conducted biopsy revealed that the left breast had lichen sclerosus.
ACCESSION #
57872060

 

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