Hyperechoic breast lesions

There are a number of lesions that appear hyperechoic on ultrasound. Such lesions can be either completely or partly hyperechoic and comprise of both benign and malignant entities.

Benign
Malignant
  • rarely some breast cancers can appear hyperechoic 2: may be related to tumour heterogeneity in cellularity such as cribriform pattern, tubular structure, solid nests and a scirrhous pattern of cancer cells
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Article Information

rID: 15776
System: Breast
Section: Gamuts
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Hyperechoic breast lesions on ultrasound
  • Hyperechoic breast masses
  • Hyperechoic breast lesion
  • Hyperechoic breast mass
  • Echogenic breast lesions
  • Echogenic breast lesion

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    Case 2: fibroadenolipoma
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