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Malignant phyllodes tumor metastatic to bilateral ovaries: A Krukenberg-like presentation

 Department of Histopathology and Cytopathology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi, India

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Garima Durga,
Department of Pathology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, Sector 5, Rohini, New Delhi - 110 085
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Phyllodes tumor (PT) is an extremely rare tumor of the breast of mixed mesenchymal and epithelial origin. It may pursue a benign or malignant evolution with distant metastases in the latter case in 3–12% of patients. The most common sites of metastases are the lungs and bones. Although theoretically any organ may have metastasis, it is extremely rare that a PT will metastasize to the bilateral ovaries and present as Krukenberg tumor. Herein, we report such a case.

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