Other Fibroepithelial Lesions

  • Gary Tse
  • Puay Hoon Tan
  • Fernando Schmitt


While fibroadenomas constitute most of the fibroepithelial lesions of the breast as seen in routine clinical and pathological practice, other fibroepithelial lesions, albeit less common, can also be encountered in the routine clinical pathology practice, and recognizing these other fibroepithelial lesions is important, as some of these may potentially behave in a biologically aggressive manner. Accurate preoperative identification of these is important to allow for proper treatment. The lesions so included are phyllodes tumors, hamartoma, and pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia.


Phyllode Tumor Cytologic Diagnosis Cytologic Finding Malignant Phyllode Tumor Benign Breast Tumor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gary Tse
    • 1
  • Puay Hoon Tan
    • 2
  • Fernando Schmitt
    • 3
  1. 1.Prince of Wales Hospital Department of Anatomical And Cellular PathologyThe Chinese University of Hong KongShatin, NTHong Kong SAR
  2. 2.Department of PathologySingapore General HospitalSingaporeSingapore
  3. 3.Department of Pathology and OncologyMedical Faculty of Porto University and IPATIMUPPortoPortugal

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