50 years woman with right breast pain & lump



Doctor's Information

Name : Maryam
Family :Noori
Affiliation : Teb Azma Imaging Center,Ghom,Iran
Academic Degree: Radiologist
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Case Section

Breast Imaging


Patient's Information

Gender : Female
Age : 50


Clinical Summary

50 years woman with right breast pain & lump.She underwent U/S & mammogram, Then U/S guided core biopsy was performed. Because of the pathology result, medical treatment was performed.



Imaging Findings

The woman underwent diagnostic mammogram which showed increased density at central subareolar portion of right breast. Ultrasound exam was performed & an irregular border, echogenic mass with hypoechic center was depicted measured about 10*4.6mm. The patient categorized on BIRADS IV. U/S guided core biopsy was performed


Differential Diagnosis

mastitis fibrocystic changes adenosis. mesenchymal lesions: fat necrosis, fibromatosis myofibroblastomas. Malignant entities include infiltrating ductal, invasive lobular, tubular, and occasionally lymphoma


Final Diagnosis

Chronic Moderate Mastitis.


Discussion (Related Text)

On follow up exam the lesion nearly completely resolved. Only a tiny cyst is preserved at the region.



Breast Ultrasound, A.Thomas Stovros. Breast Imaging A Correlative Atlas, Beverly Hashimoto & Donald Bauermeister. Diagnostic Imaging Breast. Berg & Birdwell et al.


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