Breast Disease pp 235-239 | Cite as

Fibroepithelial Tumors of the Breast

  • Sennur Ilvan


Fibroepithelial tumors of the breast represent a heterogeneous group of biphasic tumors composed of a proliferation of epithelial and stromal components. Fibroadenomas and phyllodes tumors constitute the major entities. These tumors are one of the most challenging diagnostic lesions for pathologists. It can be difficult to make a clear distinction microscopically between fibroadenomas and benign phyllodes tumors. There are no reliable morphological features or immunohistochemical markers predicting phyllodes tumors.


Breast Biphasic tumor Phyllodes tumor Fibroadenoma Tubular adenoma Hamartoma Pathology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sennur Ilvan
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  1. 1.Department of PathologyCerrahpasa School of Medicine, Istanbul University CerrahpasaIstanbulTurkey

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