Primary Neuroendocrine Breast Carcinoma (NEBC): A Case Report

Rangra Gayatri

Department of Surgery, ASMC Kaushambi, India.

Singhal Basant Mohan *

Department of Surgical Oncology, M L N Medical College, Prayagraj, India.

Kewlani Vishal

Department of Surgery, M L N Medical College, Prayagraj, India.

Yadav Dev Kumar

Department of Radiation Oncology, M L N Medical College, Prayagraj, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Primary Neuroendocrine Breast Carcinoma (NEBC) is a rare tumor with an incident rate of <0.1% of Breast Cancers and <1% of all neuroendocrine neoplasms. This case report describes a 60-year-old female patient with NEBC of the left breast with no axillary lymphadenopathy or metastasis at initial presentation. The tumor cells were positive for neuroendocrine markers, a highKi67 proliferation index and negative for ER/PR and Her2neu. Breast neuroendocrine tumors are a rare heterogenous group of tumors and further studies are needed to understand its’ presentation and establish effective management strategies.

Keywords: Neuroendocrine neoplasms, neuroendocrine carcinoma, breast cancer, NEBC, NECB

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Gayatri, Rangra, Singhal Basant Mohan, Kewlani Vishal, and Yadav Dev Kumar. 2024. “Primary Neuroendocrine Breast Carcinoma (NEBC): A Case Report”. Asian Journal of Case Reports in Surgery 7 (2):360-66.


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