Distinction of a postradiation atypical vascular lesion from cutaneous angiosarcoma in a patient with a history of breast cancer
Wen-Hui Chen, Bai-Yao Wu, Wei-Ming Wang
DERMATOLOGICA SINICA 32 (2014) 187-188
A 60-year-old woman with a medical history of infiltrative ductal carcinoma of the right breast underwent breast-conserving surgery and axillary lymph node dissection, followed by adjuvant chemotherapy, hormone therapy, and radiotherapy (conventional radiotherapy, 25 fractions for a total dose of 5000 cGy). Six years after treatment, asymptomatic skin eruptions on the right side of the chest and axilla were observed for 4 weeks. The patient was referred to the dermatology department for suspected cutaneous metastases.