A case report of primary breast angiosarcoma causing hemorrhagic shock in pregnancy
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
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
Written informed consent was obtained from patient who participated in this study.
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.
No conflict of interest was declared by the authors.
The authors declared that this study has received no financial support.