We presented a case with breast cancer who developed metachronous metastasis to the ampulla of Vater while other distant metastatic lesions subsided completely after systemic treatment.A literature review through the Pub Med database yielded a total of 23 similar cases of breast cancer with periampullary metastases.Differential diagnosis between periampullary metastasis from breast cancer and a primary periampullary cancer was discussed thoroughly regarding patient history, serum tumor markers, imaging study plus biopsy procedures, and histopathology.
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Modified radical mastectomy was performed in November 2014 after finishing 8 cycles of preoperative chemotherapy with trastuzumab incorporated.
The surgical specimen had resection margins clear of tumor cells and was staged as yp T2N2a.
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She was afflicted with right chest wall local recurrence less than two months after the mastectomy.
Complete remission of the recurrence was achieved by local external beam irradiation.
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