Case: 45 year old lady that presented with a painless, progressive breast lump on the left side of 7 months duration.
On examination: A10x10 cms firm, mobile lump involving the entire left breast was palpable. There were dilated veins overlying the lump with no palpable axillary lymphadenopathy.
Mammogram is shown below:
Mammogram was suggestive of an encapsulated lesion with smooth margins, probably a phyllodes tumor.
Tru-cut : Phyllodes tumor
HPE: Benign phyllodes
Learning objective: Benign encapsulated tumor on mammogram suggestive of phyllodes. Capsule is visualized as a radiolucent halo around the lump.
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Consultant, Breast Oncosurgeon