Lymphoma breast nodes

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

Presentation

Routine mammogram on a patient who was on chemotherapy for lymphoma.

Patient Data

Gender: Female
Mammography

Conceivably the breast lesions could be cysts but they are much too dense. These are all lymph nodes.

Case Discussion

Abnormal intramammary lymph nodes are nonspecific and includes infection, inflammation and malignancy. Lymphoma of the breast is a rare type of breast malignancy. 

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Case information

rID: 18780
Case created: 20th Jul 2012
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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