Breast mass (BI-RADS 5)

Case contributed by Mohammadtaghi Niknejad

Presentation

Left breast palpable mass and significant skin retraction on physical exam.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female
mammography

A large mass with irregular and spiculated margin, internal microcalcifications, surrounding parenchymal distortion, and adjacent skin thickening and retraction is noted at the central portion of the left breast.

Case Discussion

Findings on mammography consistent with BI-RADS 5.

An ultrasound guided core needle biopsy was performed for the patient, and histopathology findings confirmed an invasive ductal carcinoma.

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