Breast cancer: MRI findings

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Hard, painless left-sided breast lump

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female
MRI

See each sequence description. 

Case Discussion

MRI is the investigation of choice for staging breast cancer ie determining size and number of tumours in the breasts (both ipsi and contralateral).  Blood flow characteristics are also useful to determine response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy prior to surgical excisison.

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Case information

rID: 16571
Case created: 29th Jan 2012
Last edited: 7th Aug 2017
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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