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April 2023 Vol. 11 No.4

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Merit Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2354-323X) Vol. 11(4) pp. 092-097, April, 2023 

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DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.7892116

Case Report

A Phyllodes Tumor in the Breast: A Case Report


Wondemagegnhu Tigeneh


AAU CHS Medical faculty, Associate Professor of Clinical Oncologist and palliative Care Physician Addis Ababa Ethiopia, P. O. Box: 3819

E-mail: Wondemagegnhu.tigeneh@auu.edu.et / tigeneh@yahoo.com

Received: 23 March 2023  I  Accepted: 25 April 2023  I  Published: 29 April 2023  I  Article ID: MRJMMS23013
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Phyllodes tumor of the breast is a benign tumor with a malignant potential. It is very rare tumor around the world, originate from the rare fibro epithelial neoplasms of the breast, so they are histologically sarcomas. I am reporting a huge phyllodes tumor in Ethiopia on a 63-year-old female patient who presented with a huge breast mass occupying the whole breast with some area of ulceration. Mastectomy with partial resection of the pectoral muscles was done. The resection margin is negative and she is underfollow up and doing well

Keywords: Intermediate, Phyllodes tumor, Prognostic factors



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