Intracystic papilloma

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky


Asymptomatic. Routine screening mammogram.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Female

New circumscribed rounded lesion in the right breast, posterior and just medial to the right nipple. There appears to be a tail extending towards the nipple.  The lesion is new compared to prior mammograms (not shown).


Periareaolar intraductal lesion, terminating within a cyst. There is internal vascularity within the intraductal stalk.

Case Discussion

Ultrasound guided core biopsy and subsequent excisional biopsy confirm a benign papilloma.

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Case information

rID: 62191
Published: 5th Aug 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Monash Health

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