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Recurrent Phyllodes Tumor of the Vulva: A Case Report With Review of Diagnostic Criteria and Differential Diagnosis

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Texas, U SA.
International journal of gynecological pathology: official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Pathologists (Impact Factor: 1.67). 05/2010; 29(3):294-7. DOI: 10.1097/PGP.0b013e3181c14a8c
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ABSTRACT

Phyllodes tumor of the vulva is extremely rare with only 6 cases reported in the literature. We report a case of recurrent phyllodes tumor of the vulva in a 39-year-old woman. The tumor showed biphasic morphology with a typical leaf-like pattern and a cellular stroma with rare mitosis. Expression of estrogen receptors, progesterone receptors mammoglobin, and BRST-2 was shown in the epithelial component. Review of literature with emphasis on diagnostic features and differential diagnosis are discussed.

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