Traumatic Fat Necrosis of Breast in Male: A Very Rare Clinical Entity

  • Vikram V. Rajput Mail Department of Surgery, MIMSR Medical College, Latur, India.
  • Basavraj S. Warad Department of Surgery, MIMSR Medical College, Latur, India.
  • Rujuta V. Ayachit Department of Pathology, MIMSR Medical College, Latur, India.
  • Sushrut Tathed Department of Surgery, MIMSR Medical College, Latur, India.
  • Milind S. Davane Department of Microbiology, MIMSR Medical College, Latur, India.
  • Basavraj S. Nagoba Department of Microbiology, MIMSR Medical College, Latur, India.
Keywords:
Fat necrosis, Male breast, Trauma

Abstract

Fat necrosis is a benign condition that can occur anywhere in the breast and can affect women of any age. Although it is frequently seen in female breast, it is a very rare condition that occurs in a male breast, and a very few cases have been reported so far. We report a case of fat necrosis of the breast in a 22-year-old male. The case was referred for surgical excision. The excised tissue showed typical multiple areas of saponification and calcification. A diagnosis of fat necrosis was confirmed by histopathologic examination.

 

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Published
2018-05-20
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V. Rajput V, S. Warad B, V. Ayachit R, Tathed S, S. Davane M, S. Nagoba B. Traumatic Fat Necrosis of Breast in Male: A Very Rare Clinical Entity. Acta Med Iran. 56(5):346-347.
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