What is the prevalence of phyllodes tumors (cystosarcoma phyllodes)?

Updated: Oct 10, 2018
  • Author: Donald R Lannin, MD; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, DSc, MSc, AGAF  more...
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Phyllodes tumors occur almost exclusively in females, though rare cases have been reported in males. The tumors can develop in people of any age; however, the median age is the fifth decade of life.


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