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CASE REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 395-396

Myofibroblastoma of breast


Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

Correspondence Address:
Asim Qureshi
Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan University, Hospital, Stadium Road, P.O. Box 3500,Karachi, 74800
Pakistan
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DOI: 10.4103/0377-4929.42524

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Soft tissue neoplasms of breast thought to be derived from Myofibroblasts have been classified as myofibroblastomas. Myofibroblasts are spindle shaped mesenchymal cells derived from fibroblasts. These are rare neoplasms (more often seen in the male breast) and have same structural and immunohistochemical characteristics as those of solitary fibrous tumors. We present a case of an adult female presenting as firm breast lump diagnosed as myofibroblastoma and confirmed by diffuse positivity of CD34 immunohistochemical stain.


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