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Secretory carcinoma of the male breast
  1. S R Niveditha,
  2. P Bajaj,
  3. A Nangia
  1. Department of Pathology, Lady Hardinge Medical College, Smt. Sucheta Kriplani and Kalawati Saran Hospitals, New Delhi 110 001, India;

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    Breast carcinomas in men account for < 1% of all subtypes and most belong to the infiltrating duct variety of the “not otherwise specified” type.1 To date, only 15 cases of the rare subtype of secretory carcinoma have been reported in men.2 The youngest patient was a 6 year old boy3 and oldest a 66 year old man.4 We present a case of secretory carcinoma in a 19 year old man whose tumour cells were vimentin positive and oestrogen and progesterone receptor negative.

    The patient presented to a private clinic in rural Northern India with a painful, rapidly progressing lump in the right breast …

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