Recurrent Malignant Phylloides Tumor: A Rare EntityMalik S*, Gupta S, Singh S, Sharma J and Sen R
Department of Pathology, Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Malik S
Resident, Department of Pathology
Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences
Rohtak, Haryana, India
Received Date: October 03, 2015 Accepted Date: January 02, 2016 Published Date: January 05, 2016
Citation: Malik S, Gupta S, Singh S, Sharma J and Sen R (2016) Recurrent Malignant Phylloides Tumor: A Rare Entity. J Cytol Histol 7:387. doi: 10.4172/2157-7099.1000387
Copyright: © 2016 Malik S et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Phylloides tumor of breast is a rare tumor of fibroepithelial origin forming only about 0.3-0.5% of all breast malignancies. Malignant phylloids tumor is even more rarely encountered lesion of very unpredictable clinical outcome with high chances of recurrence and distant metastasis. Accurate preoperative pathological diagnosis is mandatory to allow correct planning of the surgical treatment which can be either wide excision or mastectomy with an intent to have a negative surgical margin of at least 1 cms. This rare and enigmatic tumor should be kept in mind while dealing with breast lumps. Here, we present a case of recurrent malignant phylloides tumor in a young female alongwith review of literature of this rare entity. Aim and Objective: To present a case of recurrent malignant phylloides tumor in a young female alongwith its cytology images and to have a review of literature of this enigmatic entity.