Air-tissue interface sign - breast

Case contributed by Mohammadtaghi Niknejad


Screening mammography. History of left mastectomy.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female

A lobulated mass with an air-tissue interface sign can be seen in the UOQ of the right breast, which is consistent with a skin-based lesion. (BI-RADS 2 - proved by the physical exam)

Several punctate calcification foci are scattered in the right breast with a benign appearance.

Case Discussion

Air-tissue interface sign on mammography helps to distinguish skin-based lesions from the intra-mammary mass.

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