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High risk breast lesion

The term high-risk breast lesion is given to a breast lesion that carries an increased risk for the future development of breast cancer or carries suspicion of a more sinister pathology around or in association with the lesion. The term has some overlap with borderline breast disease. Many radiologists recommend excision of these lesions when they are revealed on pathological analysis after a core biopsy

Lesions included in this group are:

Breast imaging and pathology
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Article information

rID: 15625
System: Breast
Section: Gamuts
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • High risk breast lesions
  • High risk benign breast lesions

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