Multifocal breast cancer

Case contributed by Dr Ali Abougazia


Left breast lump. Lactating mother.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female

Dense breast parenchyma (lactating) on both sides.

Left breast two dense irregular mass lesions with spiculated margins are seen at the mid breast segment.

Left axillary lymph nodes are noted.


Ultrasonographic examination showed the left breast upper middle segment (12 o’clock orientation) two mass lesions with hypoechoic, irregular and ill-defined margins. 

Left axillary lymphadenopathy having globular and oval shape as well as eccentric hila with increased cortical thickness.

Case Discussion

Histopathologically proven multifocal left breast cancer (BIRADS VI) with left axillary malignant lymphadenopathy.

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Case information

rID: 23327
Published: 6th Jun 2013
Last edited: 17th Sep 2018
System: Breast, Oncology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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