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Table 2 Clinicopathological features of reported cases of primary gastric carcinoma with breast metastasis

From: Breast metastasis of gastric signet-ring cell carcinoma: a case report and literature review

Case [ref] Age Side Differentiation Interval (mo) Other metastases Follow-up (mo)
Reitmann et al. 1908a 33 R + L Scirrhous
Kreibich et al. 1909a 65 R Scirrhous Skin
Mourier et al. 1910a 31 L Mucinous Liver and pancreas
Stahr et al. 1922a 46 R + L Anaplastic
Dawson et al. 1936a 25 R + L Mucinous Ovaries
Abrams et al. 1949a
Sandison et al. 1959a 56 L Signet-ring cell
[14] 59 R + L 4 Axillary lymphadenopathy 6
Hajdu et al. 1972a L Adenocarcinoma
Silverman et al. 1974 [15] Mucin-producing 0
Toombs et al. 1977a
Satake et al. 1980a 39 L Signet-ring cell 0
Togo et al. 1980a 70 L Signet-ring cell 0
Nielsen et al. 1981a 59 L Mucinous 0
Champault et al. 1982a 65 L Adenocarcinoma 0
[16] 46 L Signet-ring cell 0 Axillary lymphadenopathy 12 days
Kasuga et al. 1986a 48 R + L Signet-ring cell 31
[17] 28 R + L Mucinous differentiation 0 Lymph nodes
[18] 31 R Signet-ring cell 0 Lymph nodes, ovaries
[19] 36 L Poorly with signet-ring cells 72 Axillary lymphadenopathy 3
[20] Signet-ring cell
Domanski et al. 1996 [21] 48 L Signet-ring cell 0 Left supraclavicular nodes
de la Cruz Mera et al. 1998 [22] 61 L Signet-ring cell 13 Pleura
[23] 46 R + L Signet-ring cell 2 Bilateral axillary nodes
[24] 41 L Signet-ring cell 0 Ovaries
[24] 23 R Signet-ring cell 0 Axillary nodes
Madan et al. 2002 [10] 39 R Signet-ring cell 3 Ovaries, peritoneum
[25] 39 R + L Signet-ring cell 1 Ovaries, peritoneum, skin
Boutis et al. 2005 [12] 37 L Signet-ring cell 0 Ovaries 6
[26] 37 L Poorly 0 6
[27] 61 R Poorly 48 Peritoneum 2
Makni et al. 2007 [7] 40 R Signet-ring cell 4 Ovaries, spleen 18
[11] 67 L Poorly with signet-ring cells 5 Left axillary and supraclavicular nodes 4
Cil et al. 2009 [28] 63 L Signet-ring cell 12 Left axillary nodes 4
Cil et al. 2009 [28] 65 L Signet-ring cell 24 Right ovarian, liver and lung 6
Soler et al. 2010 [9] 37 L Signet-ring cell 2 Ovarian 7
[29] 37 L Signet-ring cell 31 - -
[30] 54 R Signet-ring cell 0 Right ovarian 11
This case 48 R Signet-ring cell 0 Right axillary nodes 2 alive
  1. aReferences are included in [18]. Interval: the time between the diagnosis of gastric carcinoma and the development of metastasis to the breast; mo, month; Poorly: poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma; Signet-ring cell: signet-ring cell carcinoma.