Pleomorphic adenoma of the breast: Report of a case

  title={Pleomorphic adenoma of the breast: Report of a case},
  author={Nobuo Mochinaga and Takashi Yatsugi and Shigeo Tomokawa and Tamotsu Ishida and Hiroshi Ohtani and Yoshikazu Higami},
  journal={Surgery Today},
We present herein the case of a 74-year-old woman found to have a pleomorphic adenoma, or so-called mixed tumor, of the breast. The patient presented with a hard mass, 3 cm in diameter, located just beneath the left areola. Physical examination suggested a diagnosis of breast carcinoma; however, the findings of both ultrasonography and mammography indicated a benign neoplasm. Aspiration biopsy cytology was evaluated as class III and the diagnosis of pleomorphic adenoma was finally confirmed by… CONTINUE READING


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