Breast hamartoma

Case contributed by Dr Adam Ramsey

Presentation

New left breast lump.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female
Mammography

Left breast

There is a well defined mass surrounded by a thin capsule. 

Ultrasound

Left breast

The ultrasound study shows a well defined mass surrounded by a thin capsule.

Case Discussion

Breast hamartoma classically represented by a well circumscribed mass surrounded by a thin capsule. Often referred to as a "breast within a breast" appearance.

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Case information

rID: 69327
Published: 7th Jul 2019
Last edited: 17th Jul 2019
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Avalon University School of Medicine

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