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NJBMS - Volume 5, Issue 4, April - June 2015

Pages: 141-143
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BENIGN PHYLLODES TUMOR OF BREAST WITH EXTENSIVE SQUAMOUS METAPLASIA – A RARE CASE ENTITY

Author: A. VASAHAR, V. KOTESWARY

Category: Pathology

Abstract:

Phyllodes tumor is a rare biphasic fibroepithelial neoplasm that comprises <1% of all neoplasms of breast. A metaplastic changes in a phyllodes tumor, though reported, is an infrequently occurring event. Here we present a case of a 30-year-old female who presented with a breast lump. Histopathological examination revealed a benign phyllodes tumor with florid squamous metaplasia. This case is presented for its rarity.

Keywords: Phyllodes tumor, Squamous metaplasia, Keratin cyst.