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Superficial angiomyxoma in 3 years-old-child mimicking left breast tissue: A case report

Cenk Balta, Faruk Erdem Kombak, Bekir Yıldız.

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Angiomyxoma is a soft tissue tumor characterized by the presence of prominent myxoid matrix and numerous thin-walled blood vessels. It is usually located in trunk, head, neck, extremities and genitalia. Total excision of the tumor is the treatment method. Local recurrence is possible but metastases are not seen.
We herein report the clinical, radiological and pathological findings of a rare case of angiomyxoma which is placed in the left breast parenchyma of a 3 years old female. The tumor developed rapidly in last six months and it had been seen like a grown up breast tissue.

Key words: superficial angiomyxoma, soft tissue tumors, breast, oncology

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