Carcinoma left breast

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger


Routine screening mammogram.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female

Routine  screening in an asymptomatic female with no family history.


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


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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