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Table 2 Tumors characteristics

From: Primitive sarcoma of the breast: new insight on the proper surgical management

Histological type Diameter (mm) Surgery Mitotic index Cellular atypia
Stromal sarcoma 60 simple mastectomy 2-5 % yes
Angiosarcoma 60 total right mastectomy 55 % yes
Phylloides tumor 150 total right mastectomy removal of right chest relapse high yes
Pleomorphic sarcoma 160 total left mastectomy 80 % yes
Liposarcoma 150 total right mastectomy -- no
Phyllodes tumor borderline 160 Quadrantectomy of the right upper outer quadrant 2 % no
Phyllodes tumor low grade 100 Quadrantectomy of the right upper outer quadrant <2 % no
Chondrosarcoma 60 Quadrantectomy of the right upper outer quadrant 7 % yes
Epithelial/mesenchymal tumor 150 Quadrantectomy of the right upper outer quadrant and axillary sentinel lymphonode removal 77 % yes
Sarcoma in phylloides tumor 15 Quadrantectomy of the left upper outer quadrant high yes