Breast Cancer Metastatic to Uterine Leiomyoma: A Case Report

Takashi Sugiyama, Nagayasu Toyoda, Junko Nose, Norihisa Kihira, Yoshiyuki Ando, Akinori Ishihara

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A case is reported of a 51‐year‐old woman who had a hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo‐oophorectomy in the same year, following a radical mastoidectomy for breast cancer with metastases to the axillary lymph nodes. Histological examination showed breast cancer metastatic to uterine leiomyoma. The literature about metastasis of extragenital cancer to a leiomyoma is reviewed, and the possible mechanism involved is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)349-355
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Aug


  • breast carcinoma
  • metastasis
  • myoma uteri

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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    Sugiyama, T., Toyoda, N., Nose, J., Kihira, N., Ando, Y., & Ishihara, A. (1995). Breast Cancer Metastatic to Uterine Leiomyoma: A Case Report. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 21(4), 349-355.