Invasive ductal carcinoma in submammary fat

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger


Routine screening mammogram

Patient Data

Gender: Female

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



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
Published: 5th Oct 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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