Journal of Cancer Science and Research

Journal of Cancer Science and Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2576-1447

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Rabbia Zubair

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Hamdard University Hospital, Pakistan

  • Case Report   
    Phyllodes tumor arising in the ectopic breast tissue of axilla- A rare pathology
    Author(s): Rabbia Zubair* and Husain Gheewala

    Benign and malignant pathology can develop in ectopic axillary breast tissue (accessory breast), such as fibroadenoma, phyllodes tumor and breast cancer. I present a rare case of 21-years old married female with bilateral breast lumps and a swelling in right axilla. On clinical examination, the impression of bilateral fibro- adenomas and right sided accessory breast with a round mobile 6x5cm swelling in it, which appears like a giant fibroadenoma. Ultrasonography supported the clinical diagnosis. Case was dis- cussed with the patient and family and excision of bilateral fi- broadenoma along with excision of right sided accessory lump was planned. Surgery was carried out under general anaesthesia. Bilateral fibroadenomas were excised by circumareolar incisions and accessory breast was excised through an elliptical incision. Histopathology was sent which later revealed that the mobile m.. View More»

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