Intracystic papilloma

Case contributed by Alexandra Stanislavsky
Diagnosis certain


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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