Galactocele

Case contributed by Dr Adam Ramsey

Presentation

A new breast lump after discontinuing breastfeeding her 10-month old infant.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female
Mammography

BIRADS 2, benign findings. There is a well-defined, heterogeneous, oval and benign milk-filled cystic lesion.

Ultrasound

There is a hypoechoic lesion with fluid debris levels.

Case Discussion

Galactoceles are benign milk-filled cysts. This lesion is generally discovered either during or shortly after lactation. 

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Case information

rID: 69355
Published: 7th Jul 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Avalon University School of Medicine

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