Gynecomastia left breast

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger


Diagnostic mammogram and ultrasound of a 30 year old male with a palpable mass subareolar left breast

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

An asymmetrical subareolar density on the left abuts the posterior margin of the areola.

The findings are virtually pathonomonic of gynecomastia.


Typical findings of gynecomastia. The triangular hypoechoic mass that abuts the posterior margin of the areola is typical of gynecomastia.

Case Discussion

Typical images of gynecomastia. Biopsy is not indicated. Birads II with clinical follow up.

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Case information

rID: 21711
Published: 13th Feb 2013
Last edited: 3rd May 2020
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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