Malignant breast mass - BIRADS 5

Case contributed by Mellanie Deborah


Painless palpable lump in left breast causing nipple retraction.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Female

LCC and LMLO views demonstrate a large retroareolar mass (at least 5 cm diameter) with spiculated margins and nipple retraction. LMLO view also shows a pathological axillary node.

Imaging findings are highly suggestive of malignancy: BIRADS 5

Case Discussion

Patient first noticed a lump in her left breast two years ago, but since she had no pain, she didn't immediately seek medical attention until recently.

During medical examination, another lump is detected in her left axilla.

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Case information

rID: 77103
Published: 8th May 2020
Last edited: 8th May 2020
System: Oncology, Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Universidad de Valparaíso