Invasive ductal carcinoma

Case contributed by Garth Kruger


Routine screening mammogram.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female

Routine screening in an asymptomatic female with no family history.


Annotated image. The subtle parenchymal distortion is hiding in the inferior edge of the glandular disc.


Mag views of the area show the wild and crazy calcifications suggesting neoplasia. Biopsy confirmed IDC.

Case Discussion

Teaching point: you always get more information about calcifications when you do mag views.

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