Carcinoma left breast

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger


Routine screening mammogram.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female
Modality: Mammography

Routine  screening in an asymptomatic female with no family history.

Modality: Mammography

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

Modality: 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
Case created: 17th May 2014
Last edited: 6th Aug 2016
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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