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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 50  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 373-5

Self inflicted, bilateral oleogranuloma of the breast : report of a bizarre case.


Department of Pathology, Grant Medical College, Byculla, Mumbai

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Grace Francis D'costa
Department of Pathology, Grant Medical College, Byculla, Mumbai

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A 30-year-old male was admitted with bilateral painful breast enlargement of 6 months duration. There was a past history of surgery for similar bilateral swellings, which was then diagnosed as fibrocystic disease. On examination both breasts were firm to hard, tender & adherent to deeper structures. A single axillary lymph node was palpable on each side. The clinical diagnosis was sarcoma of the breast. After initial denial, the patient confessed to having injected gear oil into both the breasts,for the purpose of augmentation. He was a homosexual.


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