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Other malignancies

Phyllodes tumor

Reviewers: Komal Arora, M.D., (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 26 June 2012, last major update June 2012
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● Rare tumor with cellular or sarcomatoid stroma and hyperplastic glands
● Resembles breast tumor
● Histological grading is predictive of short-term outcome based on the combination of stromal cellularity, cytological atypia, number of mitotic figures and the stroma-to-epithelium ratio (J Urol 2004;172:894)
● Usually recurs after transurethral prostatic resection

Case reports

● 47 year old man (Pathol Int 2012;62:204)
● 60 year old man (J Oncol 2009;2009:241270)
● 67 year old man with malignant tumor (Pathol Int 2002;52:777)
● Malignant tumor (Arch Pathol Lab Med 1992;116:296)
● Large benign tumor (Arch Pathol Lab Med 1992;116:195)

Gross images

Multiple solid and cystic areas

Micro images


Various images

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