Journal of Korean Society of Ultrasound in Medicine 2010;29(3): 209-212.
Sarcomatoid Metaplastic Carcinoma of the Breast: A Case Report.
Hye Jeong Kim, Seon Hyeong Choi, Soo Young Chung, Ik Yang, Mi Kyung Shin
1Department of Radiology, Kangnam Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University, Korea.
2Department of Radiology, Sungkyunkwan University, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Korea. dr_philic@naver.com
3Department of Pathology, Kangnam Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University, Korea.
  Published online: September 1, 2010.
ABSTRACT
Metaplastic breast carcinoma is a very rare disease with many different histologic subtypes including squamous cell, spindle cell, and heterologous mesenchymal growth (sarcomatoid, osseous). We report a case of sarcomatoid metaplastic carcinoma of the breast which was manifested as a well-circumscribed, round, hypoechoic mass on ultrasound.
Keywords: Metaplastic carcinoma; Breast neoplasm; Ultrasound (US)
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