Phyllodes tumor right breast

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

Presentation

Large mass in the right breast for diagnostic workup.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female
mammography

Large mass in the outer breast. 

ultrasound

Hypoechoic lobulated mass with angular margins and peripheral echogenicity. 

Case Discussion

As a general rule of thumb in breast imaging, beware the post menopausal woman who develops anything in her breast. Post menopausal breasts are meant to involute. If anything changes, in a breast be doubly careful.

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