Malignant breast mass - BI-RADS 5

Case contributed by TM. Melly Deborah M.


Palpable lump in left breast. Previous mammogram from 2003 report shows BIRADS 3 microcalcifications.

Patient Data

Age: 90 years
Gender: Female

Left breast

Mammogram shows pleomorphic microcalcifications in a regional distribution compromising the central portion of the left breast. It has an extension 5.0 x 3.7 x 4.3 cm, in corcordance with palpable lesion.

There is also thickening of the skin and nipple retraction. 

The imaging findings are highly suggestive of malignancy: BI-RADS 5.

Case Discussion

Unfortunately, the patient passed away due to head trauma before being able to obtain diagnostic confirmation of malignancy.

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Case information

rID: 77210
Published: 9th May 2020
Last edited: 16th May 2020
System: Oncology, Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Universidad de Valparaíso

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