Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Benign Phyllodes Tumor of the Breast Recurring as a Rapidly Growing Recurrent Malignant Phyllodes Tumor: A Case Report

Soo-Hyun Kim 1 , Ha Yeun Oh 2 , * and Young-Joon Ryu 3
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1 Department of Radiology, Kangwon National University Hospital, Chuncheon, South Korea
2 Department of Radiology, Kangwon National University School of Medicine, Chuncheon, South Korea
3 Department of Pathology, Kangwon National University School of Medicine, Chuncheon, South Korea
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: 16 (2); e13062
  • Published Online: February 10, 2019
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: February 13, 2017
  • Revised: November 5, 2018
  • Accepted: November 10, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.13062

To Cite: Kim S , Oh H Y, Ryu Y . Benign Phyllodes Tumor of the Breast Recurring as a Rapidly Growing Recurrent Malignant Phyllodes Tumor: A Case Report, Iran J Radiol. Online ahead of Print ; 16(2):e13062. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.13062.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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