TITLE

Case 16-2012

AUTHOR(S)
Cabot, Richard C.; Harris, Nancy Lee; Shepard, Jo-Anne O.; Rosenberg, Eric S.; Cort, Alice M.; Ebeling, Sally H.; Peters, Christine C.; Baselga, Jos�; Smith, Barbara Lynn; Rafferty, Elizabeth A.; Bombonati, Alessandro
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
New England Journal of Medicine;5/24/2012, Vol. 366 Issue 21, p2018
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article describes the case of a 32-year-old woman who was diagnosed with infiltrating ductal carcinoma of the right breast. Prior to her admission, the patient has observed a crease in the upper outer portion of her right breast. A mass was detected via mammography and ultrasonography. Information on her medical history is provided. Her immunohistochemical staining showed strong overexpression of the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2. Trastuzumab is the recommended treatment option.
ACCESSION #
75987858

 

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