Male breast lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

Presentation

Mass behind the right nipple.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
Modality: Mammography

The digital calipers show the mass that is clearly fat.

Modality: Ultrasound

Well-defined fat density lesion. 

Case Discussion

Male breast with a palpable lipoma under the nipple. Not all mass lesions under the nipple in men are gynecomastia.
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Case Information

rID: 18786
Case created: 20th Jul 2012
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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