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Case 44


Case History


A 49-year-old woman presents with a new density on her right screening mammogram.


Physical Examination



•   normal exam


Mammogram


Mass (Fig. 44–1)



•   margin: indistinct


•   shape: irregular


•   density: equal



Image


Figure 44–1. In the right upper medial breast there is an irregular mass that is partially obscured by the dense overlapping breast tissue. (A). Right MLO mammogram. (B). Right CC mammogram. (C). Right CC spot compression mammogram.


Ultrasound


Frequency



•   7.5 MHz


Mass



•   margin: ill defined


•   echogenicity: hyperechoic


•   retrotumoral acoustic appearance: posterior shadowing distal to mass

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Jan 11, 2016 | Posted by in BREAST IMAGING | Comments Off on 44
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