Author | Syed A. Hoda, MD


Nonepithelial Malignancies of the Breast

May 01, 2004

BySyed A. Hoda, MD

Chugh and Baker have presenteda concise and contemporaryreview of the commonnonepithelial malignancies of thebreast, focusing mainly on the managementof this heterogeneous groupof neoplasms. Needless to say, appropriatemanagement of any neoplasmis entirely dependent on accurate pathologicdiagnosis. Due to the rarity ofthese nonepithelial malignancies of thebreast, they commonly present difficultiesin pathologic diagnosis. Issuesrelating to the diagnosis of these tumorsmay not be obvious to nonpathologists,and deserve comment.