phyllodes tumor

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phyl·lodes tu·mor

a spectrum of neoplasms consisting of a mixture of benign epithelium and stroma with variable cellularity and cytologic abnormalities, ranging from benign phyllodes tumor to cytosarcoma phyllodes; most often involves the breast.
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Core needle biopsy as a diagnostic tool to differentiate phyllodes tumor from fibroadenoma.
Malignant phyllodes tumor of the female breast: association of primary therapy with cause-specific survival from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program.
Preoperative open biopsy was taken which revealed benign phyllodes tumor on histopathology.
(32) Key histologic features that aid in the differential diagnosis are the characteristic leaflike fronds with stromal expansion and benign epithelial lining of phyllodes tumor (Figure 2, A).
Hormone receptor gene and oncogene expressions are extremely low in MBC, which may occasionally emerge from underlying fibroadenoma or phyllodes tumor. Imaging features have been variously described such as well-circumscribed, irregular, or spiculated (26); circumscribed, noncalcified, spiculated (24); oval, indistinct, and partially well-circumscribed (27).
Parameters favoring phyllodes tumor diagnosis included increased stromal cellularity, pleomorphism, stromal overgrowth, and presence of mitoses.
Kato et al., "Malignant phyllodes tumor of the prostate: retrospective review of specimens obtained by sequential transurethral resection," Pathology International, vol.
The treatment and prognosis of patients with phyllodes tumor of the breast: an analysis of 170 cases.
Successful therapy of a malignant phyllodes tumor of the prostate after postoperative local failure.
* Phyllodes tumor. A very rare form of breast cancer, phyllodes tumor forms in the connective tissue of the breast, called the stroma.