Phylloides tumour

  • Phylloides tumour is also called serocystic disease of  Broide or cystosarcoma phylloides.
  • The name Cystosarcoma phylloides is a misnomer because,it is not cystic and rarely develops into sarcoma.
  • Phylloides tumour is a benign stromal breast tumour.
  • Seen in older women 40-50yrs,in pre menopausal age group.
  • Contributes <1% of breast tumours.
  • Rapidly growing, firm bosselated surface, resembles a leaf.
  • Treatment is by wide local excision.
  • Chemotherapy and radiotherapy have no role in treatment.

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