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A neurilemmoma in the brachial plexus was found incidentaly with breast intraductal papilloma

Antuono Latronico, Giovanni Mazzarol, Chiara Trentin, Stefano Meroni, Francesca Abbate, Enrico Cassano, Massimo Bellomi

Am J Case Rep 2010; 11:195-197

ID: 881256

Background: The brachial plexus’ neurilemmoma is an extremely rare neoplasia.
Case Report: A 61 years old woman came to our hospital with a clinical history of serum-hematic secretion from the right nipple. The physical examination was otherwise unremarkable. She had a negative mammography, while in the right retro-areolar section the ultrasound examination showed an ipoechoic lesion, with well defined margins, consistent with a papilloma and/or an intracanalicular fibroadenoma. In the left axilla, a solid capsulated, homogeneous, vascularized nodule was detected, non-univocally interpretable, suspicious for malignancy. The fine needle aspiration biopsy was consistent with mesenchimal neoformation, uncertain whether benign or malignant.
Conclusions: After surgical removal the pathological diagnosis was: neurilemmoma.

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