Carcinoma left breast

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

Presentation

Routine screening mammogram.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female
Mammography

Routine  screening in an asymptomatic female with no family history.

Mammography

Annotated image. The subtle parenchymal distortion is hiding in the inferior edge of the glandular disc.

Mammography

Mag views of the area show the wild and crazy calcifications suggesting neoplasia. Biopsy confirmed IDC.

Case Discussion

Teaching point: you always get more information about calcifications when you do mag views.

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Case information

rID: 29349
Published: 17th May 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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