Turkish Journal of Surgery

Turkish Journal of Surgery

ISSN: 2564-6850
e-ISSN: 2564-7032

 

Mehmet Velidedeoğlu1, İsmail Ahmet Bilgin1, Zekeriya Karaduman1, Fahrettin Kılıç2, Tülin Öztürk3, Fatih Aydoğan1

1Department of General Surgery, İstanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey
2Department of Radiology, İstanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey
3Department of Pathology, İstanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Abstract

Angiosarcoma is a rare breast tumor. In contrary to other breast tumors, primary breast angiosarcomas are seen in the third and fourth decades. Clinically, they present as rapidly growing masses. They can also be seen during pregnancy. The aim of this article is to report on a primary breast angiosarcoma case that occured during pregnancy and resulted in hemorrhagic shock.

Keywords: Angiosarcoma, breast cancer, pregnancy, hemorrhagic shock


 

Peer Review

Externally peer-reviewed.

Author Contributions

Concept - İ.A.B., M.V., Z.K.; Supervision - M.V., F.A.; Data Collection and/or Processing - İ.A.B., Z.K., F.K., T.Ö.; Literature Review - İ.A.B., Z.K.; Writer - İ.A.B., Z.K.; Critical Review - F.A., M.V., F.K.

Conflict of Interest

No conflict of interest was declared by the authors.

Financial Disclosure

The authors declared that this study has received no financial support.