Carcinoma left breast

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger


Routine screening mammogram

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female

Routine screening mammogram in a client with no previous breast imaging.

The pertinent observation is the abnormally dense node on the right MLO view. It should catch your eye immediately. The second observation is the subtle increased desnity of the MLO view right breast over the right pectoral muscle compared with the contralateral side.

Case Discussion

Stage IV breast cacinoma. Node abnormality can be size or density related. The node was postive for metastatic cells on FNA.

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Case information

rID: 24885
Case created: 18th Sep 2013
Last edited: 1st Mar 2016
Systems: Breast, Oncology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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