Breast oil cysts

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli


Screening mammogram.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

There are two round, circumscribed, low-density lesions with thin rim calcifications in the lower inner quadrant of the right breast.

Case Discussion

Oil cysts in breast imaging refer to benign breast lesions where an area of focal fat necrosis becomes walled off by fibrous tissue. 

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