Indian Journal of Surgery

, Volume 75, Supplement 1, pp 54–56 | Cite as

Giant Fibroadenoma Masquerading as Cystosarcoma Phylloides in an Elderly Lady—A Case Report and Review of Literature

  • Preethi Shivanna PuttasubbappaEmail author
  • P. Pallavi
  • Ravi M. Jeevan
  • Sanket B. Shah
Case Report


Giant Fibroadenoma is commonly seen in young women. Here, we are reporting the case of an elderly lady who was diagnosed with Cystosarcoma Phylloides clinically and by FNAC. Simple mastectomy was performed and histopathology revealed a Giant Fibroadenoma. This report focuses on the rarity of the age of presentation, confusing clinical features, role of FNAC and histopathology, the need to differentiate them and the modalities of treatment.


Giant fibroadenoma Cystosarcoma phylloides 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Preethi Shivanna Puttasubbappa
    • 1
    Email author
  • P. Pallavi
    • 2
  • Ravi M. Jeevan
    • 1
  • Sanket B. Shah
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of General Surgery, J.S.S Medical CollegeJ.S.S UniversityMysoreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Pathology, J.S.S Medical CollegeJ.S.S UniversityMysoreIndia

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