Breast hamartoma

Case contributed by Dr Adam Eid Ramsey, MD

Presentation

New left breast lump.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

Left breast

mammography

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

Left breast

ultrasound

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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