Multifocal breast carcinoma

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 left breast multifocal carcinoma (BIRADS VI) with left axillary malignant lymphadenopathy.

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Case information

rID: 23327
Case created: 6th Jun 2013
Last edited: 25th Mar 2017
Systems: Breast, Oncology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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