Phyllodes tumour right breast

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger


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

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female

Well-defined lesion laterally superiorly right breast.


US-guided core biopsy

Solid lesion in the right breast. The lesion measures 6 cm in diameter and has angular margins.

Case Discussion

Biopsy confirms a phyllodes tumour 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: 16th Jul 2018
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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