This is the number of searches you have performed with ecosia. This is the number of searches you have performed with ecosia. Phyllodes tumours are an uncommon type of fibroepithelial neoplasm of the breast, with a reported incidence of less than 1. 1, 2 because this type of tumour in uncommon, most clinicians have relied on data from small, retrospective studies to guide management decisions. Phyllodes tumours of the breast constitute an uncommon but fascinating group of fibroepithelial neoplasms that have a morphological resemblance to the intracanalicular fibroadenoma at the benign end of the spectrum, but with increased stromal cellularity and leaf-like architecture. Adjuvant chemotherapy and radiotherapy have not been proven to be useful in the treatment of phyllodes tumour. It is of interest to note that the patients presentation for the benign phyllodes tumour of her breast led to the diagnosis of a much more aggressive parotid tumour. Phyllodes tumor (presented as breast lump) diagnosis and treatment. Phyllodes tumor and intraductal carcinoma of breast pathology. 4 phyllodes tumor presented as breast lump diagnosis and treatment. 1 a large benign phyllodes tumour of the breast a case report and literature review authors dr yan zhiyana (corresponding author) email address yanzhiyangmail. Malignant phyllodes tumors (mpt) have always been a great deal of controversy among fibroepithelial tumors of the breast. Genetics, histopathology, and tumor behavior on the cellular scale shape their extent of aggressiveness. Diagnosis is based on radiological and pathological findings. The primary breast phyllodes tumor (pt) is a rare tumor that accounts for 0. It is formed by stromal and epithelial origin tissue, which is why it is classified as part of the breast biphasic tumors 2. The original term of phyllodes cystosarcoma was coined by johannes muller in 1838 to denominate a tumor that macroscopically had the appearance of fish flesh 2. Phyllodes tumor of the breast are rare neoplasms with an incidence 1 of all primary breast tumors. In 1982, the world health organization declared the term phyllodes tumor as the most appropriate among more than 60 synonyms. After trevor, norris and azzopardi the world health organization sub-classified them histologically as benign, borderline, or malignant , ,. Request pdf phyllodes tumor of breast phyllodes tumors account for 0. They are usually benign but malignant variants exist and have the potential to. Phyllodes tumors of the breast are rare tumors that start in the connective (stromal) tissue of the breast. They get their name from the leaf-like pattern in which they grow (phyllodes means leaf-like in greek). They are most common in women in their 30s and 40s, although women of any age can be affected. First described in the breast by johannes muller in 1838, phyllodes tumors comprise less than 1 of primary breast tumors. 2,4,12 containing both epithelial and cellular stromal components, phyllodes tumors are known for their characteristic leaf-like architecture. 13 breast phyllodes tumors may be classified as benign, borderline or malignant.