A case report of primary breast angiosarcoma causing hemorrhagic shock in pregnancy


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Velidedeoglu M., BİLGİN İ. A. , Karaduman Z., Kilic F., Ozturk T., Aydogan F.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.30, no.1, pp.54-56, 2014 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Case Report
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/ucd.2014.2450
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.54-56
  • Keywords: Angiosarcoma, breast cancer, pregnancy, hemorrhagic shock

Abstract

Angiosarcoma is a rare breast tumor. In contrary to other breast tumors, primary breast angiosarcomas are seen in the third and fourth decades. Clinically, they present as rapidly growing masses. They can also be seen during pregnancy. The aim of this article is to report on a primary breast angiosarcoma case that occured during pregnancy and resulted in hemorrhagic shock.