Recurrent borderline phyllodes tumor of the breast submitted to mastectomy and immediate reconstruction: Case report.

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Summary of "Recurrent borderline phyllodes tumor of the breast submitted to mastectomy and immediate reconstruction: Case report."

Phyllodes tumors are biphasic fibroepithelial tumors that account for fewer than 1% of mammary tumors. They usually appear in middle-aged women, with an average size of 4-7 cm and rapid growth.


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Name: International journal of surgery case reports
ISSN: 2210-2612
Pages: 25-29


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A type of connective tissue neoplasm arising from intralobular stroma of the BREAST. It is characterized by the rapid enlargement of an asymmetric firm mobile mass. Histologically, its leaf-like stromal clefts are lined by EPITHELIAL CELLS.

Removal of only enough breast tissue to ensure that the margins of the resected surgical specimen are free of tumor.

Abnormal accumulation of lymph in the arm, shoulder and breast area associated with surgical or radiation breast cancer treatments (e.g., MASTECTOMY).

Excision of breast tissue with preservation of overlying skin, nipple, and areola so that breast form may be reconstructed.

Removal of only the breast tissue and nipple and a small portion of the overlying skin.

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