Breast within a breast sign of breast hamartoma

Case contributed by Mohamed Abdel-Tawab Mohamed


Painless large breast swelling

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

A well-defined capsulated rounded to oval mosaic mass is seen at the retroareolar region of the left breast. It shows alternating hypodense and hyperdense components (fat containing).

Case Discussion

The mammography shows a large mass of similar nature as the breast tissue (fat and soft tissue) having the appearance of breast within a breast.

Thanks to Dr Mohamed Hamdy Abdellah.

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