Breast hamartoma

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Mass feeling in right breast

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

A well-circumscribed oval shaped inhomogeneous mass is noted at retroareolar portions of right breast, surrounded by a thin capsule, comprising of both fat and soft-tissue densities (both radiolucent and radiodense components - "breast within a breast"  or a "slice of sausage" appearance)

Case Discussion

Breast hamartoma (also known as a fibroadenolipoma) is a benign breast lesion that  typically occur in women older than 35 years of age.

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Case information

rID: 60409
Published: 21st May 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included