Calcified oil cyst

Case contributed by Dr Mohamed Hossam el Deen


History of mastalgia for one month.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female

There is a well circumscribed small radio-opaque rounded lesion within breast fatty tissues with wall calcification " eggshell calcification".  

Note the cyst is not completely translucent which may represent a atypical form of oil cyst. 

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Case information

rID: 52694
Published: 17th Apr 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included