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  • Impact Factor: 2.709**
  • H-Index: 11 
  • ISSN: 2474-1663
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1663
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Major Scope

  •  Colorectal Cancer
  •  Blood Cancer
  •  Carcinomas
  •  Urological Cancers
  •  Gastrointestinal Cancer
  •  Hematology
  •  Bladder Cancer
  •  Melanoma/Skin Cancer


Citation: Clin Oncol. 2017;2(1):1191.DOI: 10.25107/2474-1663.1191

Pancytopenia: An Unusual Presentation of Breast Cancer: A Case Report

Burak Ilhan, Berkay Kılıç, Süleyman Bademler, Rüştü Türkay, Fatma Şen and Hasan Karanlık

Department of General Surgery, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Turkey
Surgical Oncology Unit, Institute of Oncology, Istanbul University, Turkey
Department of Radiology, Istanbul Bakirkoy Dr. Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, Turkey
Department of Medical Oncology, Institute of Oncology, Istanbul University, Turkey

*Correspondance to: Burak Ilhan 

 PDF  Full Text Case Report | Open Access


This present study reports the case of a fourty nine years old female with a story of paleness, palpitations and fatigue. Complete Blood Count (CBC) has pointed pancytopenia. A bone marrow biopsy was performed and the analysis was revealed metastasis of carcinoma. Patient was diagnosed as bilateral breast carcinoma with bone morrow involvement after physical examination and specific imaging methods,. No further metastases were identified and taxane and 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) based chemotherapy with steroid theraphy was started. Surgical intervention of the bilateral breast was performed following chemotherapy. Patient was disease free during the 4 years of followup.
Conclusion: It is important to attract clinicians attention, if a patient admitted with pancytopenia ,the source can be breast cancer.


Bone marrow; Breast neoplasm; Pancytopenia

Cite the Article:

Ilhan B, Kiliç B, Bademler S, Türkay R, Sen F, Karanlik H. Pancytopenia: An Unusual Presentation of Breast Cancer: A Case Report. Clin Oncol. 2017; 2: 1191.

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