Global asymmetry in breast tissue

Last revised by Francis Deng on 19 Dec 2019

Global asymmetry in breast tissue is a form of breast asymmetry where at least one quadrant of a breast has a larger amount of fibroglandular density than the corresponding area in the contralateral breast. There is no mass, suspicious calcification, or architectural distortion.

This can occur from a number of causes:

See also

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: on CC
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  • Case 1: on MLO
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