Breast fibroadenoma

Case contributed by Dr Guilherme Pioli Resende


Patient referred for screening mammography.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

Sparse fibroglandular breasts with radiodense nodule with indistinct margins in the superolateral quadrant of the left breast. 


Hypoechoic, irregular nodule, with indistinct margins and a larger axis parallel to the skin, palpable, without a posterior acoustic shadow, located in the superolateral quadrant of the left breast, measuring approximately 4.3 cm in its largest diameter. Exam classified as BI-RADS 4.

Case Discussion

The patient underwent a core biopsy, confirming the lesion as a fibroadenoma.

Contributed by Dr. Hemilianna Hadassa Silva Matozinho M.D. and Dr. Ana Karina de Ataíde Feitosa.

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