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International Journal of Morphology

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TAPIA E, Oscar. Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Breast: A Rare Clinicopathological Entity. Int. J. Morphol. [online]. 2011, vol.29, n.3, pp.825-829. ISSN 0717-9502.

Pure primary squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the breast is a rare clinicopathological entity, representing less than 0.1% of all breast carcinomas, composed entirely of malignant squamous cells do not exhibit anatomical relationship with the skin overlying to the breast. Its etiopathogenesis, prognosis and treatment is controversial. We present a case of pure primary SCC of the breast diagnosed at the Unit of Pathology, Hospital Hernán Henríquez Aravena.

Keywords : Squamous cell carcinoma; Breast; Breast cancer.

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