Surgery – MCQ 67 – Carcinoma of residual breast tissue

The tumor, which may occur in the residual breast or overlying skin following wide local excision and radiotherapy for mammary carcinoma, is:
A. Leiomyosarcoma
B. Squamous cell carcinoma
C. Basal cell carcinoma
D. Angiosarcoma

Correct answer : D. Angiosarcoma

Angiosarcoma can occur as a late complication following breast conservation surgery.

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