Hamartoma left breast

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

Presentation

Palpable soft lesion subareolar left breast

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female
Modality: Mammography

Well circumscribed mixed density lesion left breast.

Modality: Ultrasound

Typical ultrasound appearance of a breast hamartoma.

Case Discussion

The appearance on breast imaging depends on the relative amounts of fat and glandular tissue. Also known as the "salami" tumour due to the appearance on cut section after surgical excision. These are benign breast lesions.

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Case Information

rID: 23800
Case created: 8th Jul 2013
Last edited: 8th Dec 2015
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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