Cardiac pacemaker (mammography)

Case contributed by Dr Ayla Al Kabbani

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Screening breast mammography

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female
Mammography

The breasts show scattered areas of fibroglandular density (composition B).

A permanent cardiac pacemaker is seen in the left axilla.

No breast mass is demonstrated. No microcalcifications. No skin thickening or nipple retraction.

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Case information

rID: 72298
Published: 19th Nov 2019
Last edited: 19th Nov 2019
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Damascus University - Faculty of Medicine