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What is Cystosarcoma phyllodes?

What is Cystosarcoma phyllodes?

  • Cystosarcoma phyllodes: A rare type of breast cancer that may be benign or malignant. The tumor is usually benign and tends to grow quickly and to a large size. Metastasis often involves the lungs with the skeleton, heart and liver also being common sites.
  • Cystosarcoma phyllodes: A type of connective tissue neoplasm arising from intralobular stroma of the BREAST. It is characterized by the rapid enlargement of an asymmetric firm mobile mass. Histologically, its leaf-like stromal clefts are lined by EPITHELIAL CELLS.
    Source - Diseases Database

Cystosarcoma phyllodes is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Cystosarcoma phyllodes, or a subtype of Cystosarcoma phyllodes, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Cystosarcoma phyllodes: Introduction

Types of Cystosarcoma phyllodes:

Broader types of Cystosarcoma phyllodes:

Who gets Cystosarcoma phyllodes?

Gender Ratio for Cystosarcoma phyllodes: mostly females

How serious is Cystosarcoma phyllodes?

Complications of Cystosarcoma phyllodes: see complications of Cystosarcoma phyllodes

What causes Cystosarcoma phyllodes?

Causes of Cystosarcoma phyllodes: see causes of Cystosarcoma phyllodes

What are the symptoms of Cystosarcoma phyllodes?

Symptoms of Cystosarcoma phyllodes: see symptoms of Cystosarcoma phyllodes

Complications of Cystosarcoma phyllodes: see complications of Cystosarcoma phyllodes

Cystosarcoma phyllodes: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Cystosarcoma phyllodes.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Cystosarcoma phyllodes.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Cystosarcoma phyllodes: Oncologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Cystosarcoma phyllodes.
Treatments for Cystosarcoma phyllodes: see treatments for Cystosarcoma phyllodes
Research for Cystosarcoma phyllodes: see research for Cystosarcoma phyllodes

Name and Aliases of Cystosarcoma phyllodes

Main name of condition: Cystosarcoma phyllodes

Other names or spellings for Cystosarcoma phyllodes:

Phyllodes tumor of the breast, Phyllodes breast tumor

Phyllodes tumour Source - Diseases Database

Phyllodes breast tumor, Phyllodes tumor of the breast
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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