Fat necrosis - breast

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Routine examination post right mastectomy. Left reduction mammoplasty.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Female
Mammography

Progressive contraction of parenchyma and concerning microcalcification.

Case Discussion

Progressive contraction of parenchyma and concerning microcalcification - biopsy contains calcification and indicated fat necrosis occurring some years after surgical intervention

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Case information

rID: 17485
Case created: 17th Apr 2012
Last edited: 10th Oct 2015
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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