Ductal carcinoma in situ: left breast

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Age: 40
Mammography

Heterogeneous microcalcifications centrally in the left breast.

Mammography

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

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
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