Myofibrosarcoma of the breast: review of the literature on myofibroblastic tumors and criteria for defining myofibroblastic differentiation.

@article{Taccagni1997MyofibrosarcomaOT,
  title={Myofibrosarcoma of the breast: review of the literature on myofibroblastic tumors and criteria for defining myofibroblastic differentiation.},
  author={Gianluca Taccagni and E Rovere and Michele Masullo and Laurel A. Christensen and Brian Eyden},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={1997},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={
          489-96
        }
}
A case of myofibrosarcoma of the breast is described. A 55-year-old woman presented with a small mammary nodule. A large recurrent lesions appeared a month later, and the patient died 11 months following initial presentation from diffuse pleuropulmonary metastases. Histologically, the primary tumor consisted mainly of spindled cells, arranged in fascicles and surrounded by varying quantities of dense hyaline collagen. The recurrent lesion had a more pleomorphic organization. In both lesions… CONTINUE READING

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