Breast nonmalignant
Fibroepithelial neoplasms
Phyllodes tumor - borderline


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Revised: 9 September 2019

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See also: Phyllodes - generalPhyllodes - benignPhyllodes - malignant

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Definition / general
  • Has features intermediate between benign and malignant phyllodes tumors
Terminology
  • May be considered low grade malignant tumors
Clinical features
Treatment
  • Wide local excision
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Moderate cellularity (between benign and malignant), 1 - 5 mitotic figures/10 HPF, partially or entirely infiltrative border
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Borderline tumor

Molecular / cytogenetics description
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