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LOJ Medical Sciences

Case Report(ISSN: 2641-1725)

An Unusual Location of Metastatic Breast Cancer

Volume 3 - Issue 4

Jihene Marrakchi1, Maha Mejbri1*, Mohamed Ben Amor1, Sobhy Houissa2, Ghazi Besbes2 and Hafedh Jemel2

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    • 1ENT Department, La Rabta Hospital, Tunisia
    • 2Neurosurgery Department, Institute of Neurology of Tunis, Tunisia

    *Corresponding author: Maha Mejbri, ENT department, La Rabta Hospital, Tunisia

Received: September 13, 2019;   Published: September 30, 2019

DOI: 10.32474/LOJMS.2019.03.000167

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Abstract

Metastasis of breast cancer in paranasal sinus are rare. Only few cases have been reported until now. The presence of rhinological or neurological signs in a patient with a past history of breast cancer should raise the awareness of the practitioner. The treatment is generally palliative. We report, in this manuscript, the case of a 50-year-old female patient treated for breast cancer ten years ago for breast cancer, who presented with a metastasis to the sphenoid sinus.

Keywords: Breast cancer; paranasal sinus; metastasis; palliative treatment; neurological signs; rhinological signs

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