Mass lesion left breast: IDC

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger


An 85 year old lady has a palpable mass laterally in the left breast. No previous breast imaging for comparison.

Patient Data

Age: 85
Gender: Female

A poorly defined area of asymmetrical density laterally that was reviewed on ultrasound and confirmed as malignant on biopsy.

Synchronous non-palpable small spiculated density upper outer quadrant right breast that turned out to be a synchronous IDC.

Case Discussion

Beware of satisfaction of search.

What do you think the partially calcified lesion in the left breast is  ..... ?

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Case information

rID: 23356
Published: 8th Jun 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included