Cardiac pacemaker (mammography)

Case contributed by Ayla Al Kabbani

Presentation

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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