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Primary fibromatosis of the breast in a 13 years old girl

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The mammary fibromatosis is a rare clinical entity. The etiopathogeny remains unclear. The clinical and radiological characteristics of this injury are often worrying within the main differential diagnosis of the mammary carcinoma; however only the histological examination can confirm the diagnosis. It is characterized by a strictly local evolution with an infiltration and recidivism tendancy without giving metastasis. The treatment is basically surgical. We report here-with an observed case of 13-year-old girl, presenting with a huge tumor located in the left breast with ulceration of the nipple-areolar plate. The diagnosis is confirmed by the histological study. The treatment consisted of a mastectomy. Suites are simple. In view of the clinical evidence of the literature, we call back the difficulties of management of this tumor.

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Mehdi, E. , Jaouad, K. , Mouna, A. , Abdellah, B. , Driss, M. , Mohamed, D. and Hicham, B. (2012) Primary fibromatosis of the breast in a 13 years old girl. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2, 206-209. doi: 10.4236/ojog.2012.23041.

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