Invasive ductal carcinoma in submammary fat

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

Presentation

Routine screening mammogram

Patient Data

Gender: Female
Mammography

Spiculated density deep in the submammary fat, in so so-called "milky way".

Mammography

Magnification

The magnification view shows the spiculated density.

Taller than wide ill-defined hypodensity deep in the breast lying deep on the pectoral fascia with posterior shadowing. 

Case Discussion

Small biopsy confirmed IDC. Review the submammary fat consciously as a check area

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Case information

rID: 19710
Case created: 5th Oct 2012
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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