An update on the classification of phyllodes tumours of the breast

Published:January 06, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mpdhp.2021.12.001

      Abstract

      Phyllodes tumour (PT) is a rare fibroepithelial neoplasm of the breast, histologically categorized into 3 grades, namely benign, borderline and malignant; each with distinct clinical behaviour and implications for management. This article addresses challenges in the diagnosis, grading and management of PT in excisional and core needle biopsy specimens, with a brief review of recent molecular findings.

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