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Table 1 Reported cases of anal metastasis from breast carcinoma

From: Anorectal metastasis from breast carcinoma: a case report and review of the literature

Case Age (years) Histology Interval Clinical presentation Therapy Survival
Dawson et al. [7] 70 ILC 34 months Altering bowel habit, constipation, anal discharge Laparotomy and RT ?
Haberstich et al. [8] 78 IDC At diagnosis Painful anal tumefaction and blood loss with stools Abdominoperineal resection and RT Disease-free at 22 months follow-up
Nair et al. [9] 57 IDC 7 years Alternating bowel habit, crampy lower abdominal pain, increased frequency of bowel movements Colostomy and RT ?
Puglisi et al. [10] 92 ILC 4 years Tenesmus and painful anal polypoid lesion RT and hormonal therapy 3 years
Bochicchio et al. [11] 72 ILC 4 years Constipation, tenesmus, fecal incontinence Hartmann rectal amputation and RT Few months after RT
Rengifo et al. [12] 78 IDC 27 months before diagnosis of BC Rectal bleeding, weight loss, constipation RT and hormonal therapy ?
  1. ILC invasive lobular carcinoma, IDC invasive ductal carcinoma, HT hormonal therapy, RT radiotherapy