TITLE

Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Nipple: An Unusual Location in a Male Patient

AUTHOR(S)
King, Jenelle; Kremer, Howard
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Feb2012, Vol. 78 Issue 2, pE101
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article describes the case of a 62-year-old African American man diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the nipple. The patient presented with a 6-week history of a left nipple mass that was painful and pruritic. The most significant environmental carcinogen for SCC and the differential diagnosis of nipple and areola disorders are discussed. Described as well are the treatment options for SCC.
ACCESSION #
71524337

Tags: CASE studies;  AFRICAN American men -- Diseases;  SQUAMOUS cell carcinoma;  NIPPLE (Anatomy) -- Diseases;  CARCINOGENS;  DIAGNOSIS, Differential

 

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