Breast cancer - spiculated mass occult on ultrasound

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky


Screening mammogram

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Small spiculated mass medial left breast in the retroglandular zone.

Cropped images of the region of interest on contact mammogram (these are not the spot views), for better visualization of the spiculated lesion.

Case Discussion

Lesion was occult on ultrasound. 

Stereotactic biopsy showed invasive ductal carcinoma.

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Case information

rID: 62220
Published: 10th Aug 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Monash Health