BMJ Case Reports 2013; doi:10.1136/bcr-2012-008110

Recurrent phyllodes sarcoma of breast with complete chest wall invasion; a multidisciplinary approach for radical resection

  1. Ali Arini2
  1. 1Department of Chest Surgery, King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
  2. 2Department of Surgery, King Fahad Specialist Hospital-Dammam, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ikram Ulhaq Chaudhry, drihc{at}


Phyllodes tumour of the breast is a relatively uncommon condition, and rarely invades the chest wall. We report a case of young women who had recurrent large phyllodes tumour invading the chest wall, following mastectomy, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. A multidisciplinary approach was used for radical resection of the tumour, chest wall and reconstruction.

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