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Myofibroblastoma associated with bilateral gynecomastia: a case report and literature review.

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Myofibroblastoma of the breast is a recently recognized benign mesenchymal mammary tumor that typically occurs as a unilateral, solitary lesion. Myofibroblastomas are well-circumscribed, unencapsulated tumors characterized by spindle cells in fascicles which exhibit varying degrees of myogenic and fibroblastic differentiation. Our case reports a mammary myofibroblastoma occurring in an 82-year-old male with gynecomastia and reviews the reported incidence of this benign spindle cell tumor in the world literature.
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Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Department of Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.

Publication date: January 1, 1998

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