Intra-operative radiotherapy management for breast cancer treatment in patients with pseudoxanthoma elasticum: A case report

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Abstract

Pseudoxanthoma elasticum is a systemic metabolic disease presenting calcifications and progressive fragmentation of elastic fibers. Actually, no targeted therapies are available for the treatment; only prevention of complications is possible. Classically, pseudoxanthoma elasticum is a "benign" disease, without cancer association. Herein, we reported a singular association of pseudoxanthoma elasticum with breast carcinoma, describing the clinical management, in particular intra-operative treatment, focusing on intra-operative radiotherapy since no specific guidelines are available in literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)385-387
Number of pages3
JournalBreast Journal
Volume24
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2018

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