Journal of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

Journal of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

(ISSN: 2659 – 0743)

Volume 3, No. 2,  2021

DOI: 10.36108/jvbs/1202.30.0220
Pages 11-16

Malignant Phyllodes Tumour in a 17-Year Old Female: A Case Report

Alegbejo- Olarinoye M.I 1 and Ogbo Felix2
1 Department of Surgery, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, University of Abuja.
2Department of Surgery, Surgical oncology unit, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, Abuja


Phyllodes tumours are not common fibroepithelial tumours accounting for 0.3 to 0.5% of all breast malignancies. Its occurrence in children is rare. In this paper, is a presentation of a report on a 17-year-old girl with a phyllodes tumour. The rare presentation and short time of progression from benign diagnosis to a malignant diagnosis are what makes the case important.

Keywords: Phyllodes tumour, adolescent, breast, malignant


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