Giant breast tumour in a 13-year-old girl

Barbara Madej 1, Mateusz Szymański 2, Wojciech Dworzański 2, Ewa Dudek 2, Maciej Czerwonka 2, Wojciech Kwaśniewski 3
1 - Breast Surgery Department, the Cardinal Rev. Wyszynski Voivodship Specialist Hospital in Lublin, Poland
2 - Anatomy Department, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
3 - 1st Department and Clinic of Gynecologic Oncology and Gynecology, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
Ann Agric Environ Med

ICID: 1228396
Article type: Original article
This study describes a rare case of a giant phyllodes tumor in a 13-year-old girl. The authors have conducted an analysis of the diagnostic process and have shown the results of operative treatment of the tumor. Moreover, organisational aspects of the diagnostics concerning breast diseases in patients from smaller towns in Poland have been discussed. It has been indicated that the availability of suitable diagnostics and treatment of breast diseases in children and teenagers from rural areas and smaller towns is limited.
DOI: 10.5604/12321966.1228396

Recommend this article to:


Related articles in IndexCopernicus™
     Tumor phyllodes [2 related records]
     Breast [196 related records]
     children [3329 related records]


Related articles

M Muszel,
Psychopathology of social life: Children in transn...
Transnational family migration is a current social phenomenon that affects not only adult migrants but also children. Despite the fact that children are frequent participants of family migration, they are rarely asked to express their opinion about...
N Bobrova, T Sorochinskaya,
 Retinal injuries secondary to consumer laser...
 Background: In recent years, increased incidence of retinal injuries secondary to consumer laser devices (predominantly, pointers and those used at disco clubs) in children and adolescents have been observed. Purpose: To review the clinical ...
T Tsybulskaya, N Zavgorodnyaya,
 Phenotypic markers of syndrome of unspecifie...
 Background: Myopia can be caused by structural and functional alterations in the connective tissue. Purpose: To evaluate the phenotypic markers of the syndrome of unspecified connective tissue dysplasia (SUCTD) in a cohort of children with a...