Phyllodes tumor right breast

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger


Large mass in the right breast for diagnostic workup.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

Large mass in the outer breast. 


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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Case information

rID: 18916
Published: 27th Jul 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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