Breast hamartoma

Case contributed by Hani M. Al Salam
Diagnosis almost certain


Right breast lump

Patient Data

Age: Young age
Gender: Female

Mammography shows a right breast well-circumscribed, oval mass containing both fat and soft-tissue density with a thin, radiopaque pseudocapsule.

The left breast is normal.

Right breast


The lesion shows hyperechoic soft tissue contents representing fat. 

Case Discussion

Though this is typical for fibroadenolipoma (hamartoma), US was performed and showed this lesion containing fat. Presumed diagnosis of fibroadenolipoma was made based on the typical radiographic features.

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