Breast cyst

Breast cysts are a common mammographic and sonographic finding, and can be of different types:

  • simple breast cyst: typically is a well-defined, anechoic lesion with imperceptible wall and posterior acoustic enhancement 1
  • complicated breast cyst: contains intracystic echoes or debris with other features of a simple cyst
  • complex breast cyst ("solid and cystic mass"): thick walled with thick septa or an intracystic solid mass
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Article information

rID: 57760
System: Breast
Section: Gamuts
Tag: cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Cystic breast lesions

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