Low Grade Malignant phyllodes tumor of the breast: A Case Report
Keywords:Malignant Phyllodes, borderline phyllodes, giant phyllodes, pulmonary metastasis
Malignant Phyllodes is a rare neoplasm comprising less than 0.5 - 1% of the breast lesions. It is prevalent among females aged between 35 and 55, however, younger and older populations may also be affected. The purpose of this study is to report a low grade malignant phyllodes in a young female. A 30-year-old lady presented with a giant left breast mass. The nipple was not retracted and the mass occupied whole breast. Sonographic findings were of an aggressive tumor with deeper than wider dimensions, internal heterogenous echogenicity, internal necrosis and cystic areas. Axillary lymph nodes were present but they had preserved hilum, symmetrical cortex and central vascularity. CT chest showed a heterogeneously enhancing mass with suspicious pulmonary nodules. She underwent total mastectomy without axillary dissection. Radiotherapy is being done.
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