Ductal carcinoma in situ: left breast

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger


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

Patient Data

Age: 40
Modality: Mammography

Heterogeneous microcalcifications centrally in the left breast.

Modality: Mammography

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

Modality: Ultrasound

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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Case Information

rID: 21407
Case created: 20th Jan 2013
Last edited: 18th Feb 2016
System: Breast
Tag: dcis
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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