Ductal carcinoma in situ

Case contributed by Garth Kruger

Presentation

Routine screening mammogram. No previous studies. No family history.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
mammography

Heterogeneous cluster of microcalcifications centrally in the left breast.

mammography

Magnification view highly suggestive of DCIS. This is where magnification views are optimally useful.

Annotated image

The ultrasound images show the subtle lesion with visible microcalcifications (arrows). 

Case Discussion

This case was biopsied under ultrasound. DCIS confirmed.

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