cystosarcoma phyllodes

CSP. A type of tumor found in breast tissue. It is often large and bulky and grows quickly. It is usually benign (not cancer), but may be malignant (cancer). Also called phyllodes tumor.

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  • cystosarcoma phyllodes — cys·to·sar·co·ma phyl·lodes .sis tō sär .kō mə fī .lōdz n a slow growing tumor of the breast that resembles a fibroadenoma * * * phyllodes tumor …   Medical dictionary

  • Phyllodes tumor — Classification and external resources Micrograph of a phyllodes tumor (right of image) with the characteristic long clefts and myxoid cellular stroma. Normal breast and fibrocystic change are also seen (left of image). H&am …   Wikipedia

  • phyllodes tumor — 1. a large fibroadenoma in the breast, with an unusually cellular, sarcomalike stroma; it is locally aggressive and sometimes metastasizes. Called also cystosarcoma phyllodes and giant fibroadenoma of the breast. 2. a rare benign tumor of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • phyllodes tumor — A type of tumor found in breast tissue. It is often large and bulky and grows quickly. It is usually benign (not cancer), but may be malignant (cancer). Also called cystosarcoma phyllodes …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • cystosarcoma — A sarcoma in which the formation of cysts or cystlike foci has occurred. c. phyllodes a circumscribed or infiltrating fibroadenomatous tumor that may be partly cystic, of the breast, prostate, or other organs and either benign or malignant; the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Breast cancer — Classification and external resources Mammograms showing a normal breast (left) and a cancerous breast (right). ICD 10 C …   Wikipedia

  • phyllode — A flattened leaflike petiole; applied to any structure resembling a leaf, especially to a cross section of a neoplasm with a foliated structure, such as cystosarcoma phyllodes. [G. phyllodes, like leaves, fr. phyllon, leaf, + eidos, resemblance]… …   Medical dictionary

  • Tumeur phyllode — Cet article concerne la tumeur du sein. Pour l organe de certaines plantes, voir phyllode. Pour le genre de papillons de la famille des Noctuidae, voir Phyllodes. Coupe histologique colorée d une tumeur phyllode …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ГРУДНАЯ ЖЕЛЕЗА — ГРУДНАЯ ЖЕЛЕЗА, или молочная железа (glandula mammaria s. mamma), представляет собой парный орган, расположенный у человека, так же как и у всех млекопитающих, на передней (брюшной) поверхности тела и служащий у женщины и у самок животных для… …   Большая медицинская энциклопедия

  • Sarcoma — Classification and external resources ICD O: M8800/3 MeSH D012509 A sarcoma (from the Greek sarx …   Wikipedia

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