Phyllodes tumor

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

Presentation

Diagnostic mammogram on a patient with a large, hard lesion in her right breast.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female
Mammography

A well-defined lesion located laterally and superiorly on the right breast.

Ultrasound

US-guided core biopsy

A solid hypoechoic lesion in the right breast. The lesion measures 6 cm in diameter and has angular margins. Biopsy needle traversing the mass.

Case Discussion

Biopsy confirms a phyllodes tumor in the right breast. The patient had never noticed the 6 cm lesion in the breast.

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Case information

rID: 21710
Published: 13th Feb 2013
Last edited: 24th Apr 2021
System: Oncology, Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included