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Malignant cystosarcoma phylloides. Treatment and prognosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  210686     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Twenty-six cases of malignant cystosarcoma phylloides treated at The Charity Hospital of Louisiana were reviewed. No metastases to axillary lymph nodes was observed. The lesion appears to metastasize seldom, if ever, to lymphatics, and axillary dissection is seldom required. Local recurrence was common, however, and justifies wide resection of the primary. Mortality was related more to the size of the lesion than to other findings such as skin or muscle involvement. No lesion with less than three mitoses per ten high power fields and minimal stromal atypia proved fatal. Associated neoplasia was common, particularly in the opposite breast.
W Browder; J T McQuitty; J C McDonald
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of surgery     Volume:  136     ISSN:  0002-9610     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Surg.     Publication Date:  1978 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-10-25     Completed Date:  1978-10-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370473     Medline TA:  Am J Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  239-41     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Breast Neoplasms / mortality,  pathology,  surgery*
Mastectomy / methods
Middle Aged
Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
Phyllodes Tumor / mortality,  pathology,  surgery*

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