Normal axillary lymph nodes - mammogram

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger


Routine screening mammogram.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female

The typical appearance of normal lymph nodes. These are well defined, relatively low density lesions usually in the axillary tail. The nodes show fatty hila or a fatty centre.

Case Discussion

Always be wary of dense lesions. Normal nodes are not dense on mammograms. No further workup is indicated in this case. 

Compare with case 21440.

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Case information

rID: 21438
Published: 23rd Jan 2013
Last edited: 16th Dec 2015
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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