Unusual sites of metastasis of breast carcinoma to gallbladder and colon

  • Sabah Nayef Nemri Aseer Central Hospital, Abha, KSA
  • Nazima Haider King khalid University Abha, KSA
  • Sohaila Fatima King Khalid University, Abha, KSA
  • Bouvier Francis Valere D’sa Aseer Central Hospital, Abha, KSA
Keywords: breast carcinoma, unusual metastasis, gall blabber, intestine


Breast cancer is usually associated with metastasis to lungs, bones and liver. Metastatic pattern of Infiltrating Lobular Carcinoma differs from Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma with higher frequency of tumor extension to bone, gastrointestinal tract, genital tract, meninges and serosa. We here present two rare case reports showing this unusual pattern of metastasis of infiltrating lobular breast carcinoma to colon and gall bladder. Because of its rarity, nonspecific clinical presentation and the variable radiographic features, the diagnosis of intestinal and biliary tract metastasis by breast carcinoma is difficult.

Author Biographies

Sabah Nayef Nemri, Aseer Central Hospital, Abha, KSA
Nazima Haider, King khalid University Abha, KSA
Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Pathology
Sohaila Fatima, King Khalid University, Abha, KSA
LecturerDepartment of Pathology
Bouvier Francis Valere D’sa, Aseer Central Hospital, Abha, KSA


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