Case of the month November 2014: Phyllodes tumors

Growing benign phyllodes tumor March 2008

Clinical information

Palpable mass

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Growing benign phyllodes tumor March 2008

Mammography 2008

Benign phyllodes tumor March 2012

Benign phyllodes tumor March 2012. The tumor is soft with elastography

Mammography 2012

The tumor has grown to 10 cm in November 2012

In 2013 the mass is gigantic. The whole tumor was removed. The pathologist had called the mass a fibroadenoma in 2008 and 2012 although we asked him if it was a phyllodes tumor. The correct diagnosis was made in 2013

Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 47
  • Body part: Breast

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System