A giant rapidly progressive breast phyllodes tumour causing a skin rupture. A case report and literature review

  • Abdalla Saad Abdalla Al-Zawi M.B.Ch.B,SD in Surgery, PhD Consultant Breast Surgeon Basildon University Hospital
  • Ali Salih M.B.B.Ch, FRCS Consultant Breast & General Surgeon Basildon University Hospital
  • Wayne Chicken M.B.B.Ch, FRCS Consultant Breast & General Surgeon Basildon University Hospital
  • Kingsley Osayi MBBS,FRCSPath Consultant Histopathologist
  • Turhan Comez MD,General Surgeon
  • Marina Barron MD Medical Doctor
  • Beata Adamczyk Specialty Doctor in Surgical Oncology Wielkopolskie Centrum Onkologii, Poznan
Keywords: breast phyllodes, mammogram, mastectomy

Abstract

Large phyllodes tumours may behave in a rare way, in this paper we present a case of large phyllodes tumour with a female lady aged 42. The tumour caused a skin rupture due to rapid growth.