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Breast carcinoma - BIRADS V

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky ALSALAM


Left breast mass.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

An irregular, dense, spiculated mass lesion. The lesion became more conspicuous on post compression view and it is associated with architectural distortion. No suspicious microcalcification is noted.


Hypoechoic lesion, with irregular and angular margins, taller than wider, having thick echogenic capsule and demonstrates posterior shadowing. Vascularity is noted on color Doppler scan.

Case Discussion

The above mentioned findings are in keeping with typical BIRAD V lesion.

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Case information

rID: 12951
Published: 7th Feb 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Oncology, Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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