What are the possible complications of phyllodes tumor (cystosarcoma phyllodes) surgery?

Updated: Jul 20, 2021
  • Author: Donald R Lannin, MD; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, MSc, DSc, AGAF  more...
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Answer

Surgical treatment of phyllodes tumors, like most surgical procedures of the breast, may have the following complications:

  • Infection
  • Seroma formation
  • Local or distant recurrence

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