Breast hamartoma

Case contributed by Dr Amr Farouk

Presentation

Right breast lump felt years ago.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

Right breast well-circumscribed, round inhomogeneous mass surrounded by a thin capsule showing mixed fat and soft-tissue densities (both radiolucent and radiodense components).

Case Discussion

Right breast mixed density mass representing breast hamartoma. It is sometimes described as a "breast within a breast"  or a "slice of sausage" appearance.

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