Breast hamartoma

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli


Large palpable soft tissue mass left breast.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

There is a 45x90 mm large well-circumscribed, oval mass containing both fat and soft-tissue density with a thin, radiopaque pseudocapsule suggestive for fibroadenolipoma (hamartoma) in the left breast. This has a breast within a breast appearance.

Scattered punctuate microcalcifications within the mass appear benign type.

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of a breast hamartoma. 

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Case information

rID: 65421
Published: 9th Jan 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center