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Medicina Legal de Costa Rica

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MONGE CASTRO, Cinthya; DURAN BOLANOS, Gustavo; GAMBOA MONTERO, Mark  and  HERRERA MORA, Giovanni. Cáncer de mama inflamatorio: un reto diagnóstico y terapéutico. Med. leg. Costa Rica [online]. 2013, vol.30, n.1, pp.99-109. ISSN 2215-5287.

Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC) is a rare disease that affects women in an early age. Currently despite efforts to establish the criteria for IBC diagnosis, results a very difficult Cancer to diagnose because has no specific characteristic in clinical, pathological and image studies, in addition to the lack of investigations describing IBC itself and not as part of Locally Advanced Breast Cancer (LABC). Due to the motioned facts, IBC occurs as a delayed diagnosis, for this reason and its aggressiveness IBC has a poor survival. This review, pretends to describe the appropriate diagnose and new treatments of this often forgotten cancer.

Keywords : Breast Neoplasms; Inflammatory Breast Neoplasms; drug therapy; breast surgery..

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