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Quick Case: Pilomatric Carcinoma Presenting as Huge Scapular Swelling with Bone Destruction

By: Dr. Swapan Samanta
A 74-year-old male presented with a subcutaneous small cystic subcutaneous nodule, just medial to the right shoulder joint, measuring 2.5 cm in diameter. An attempt to excise the nodule resulted in partial removal, rupture and secondary infection, resulting in…

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Breast carcinoma grading with FNAC and correlation with histopathological grading

INTRODUCTION Breast carcinoma is one of the most common types of malignant tumors in females. The breast is the second most common cancer site after cervix uteri in the human female body. [1] The management of breast diseases needs a well-planned, coordinated strategy, not only in the treatment, but also… 

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Case Study: Supraclavicular nodules in females: May be primary duct carcinoma

By: Dr. Swapan Samanta
A 47-year-old female presented with recent weight loss, loss of appetite and general weakness. Left supraclavicular nodules were palpable and aspiration smears were inconclusive. Trucut biopsy from the lesion confirmed…

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Quick Case: Carcinoma of Breast

By: Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani, MBBS, PGDMCH
Any lump in the chest or axilla should be examined properly. Especially in females, breast examination is a must when an axillary lump is found. Even if tests are found negative for anything, regular screening is a must. All females above 40 years of age should be subjected to mammography at least…

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