Normal breast mammography (tomosynthesis) and ultrasound

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking

Presentation

BRCA 1 positive. Routine annual screening. No clinical concerns or previous lesions.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

The breasts demonstrated scattered fibroglandular densities (BIRADS classification B). Minimal coarse calcification is demonstrated bilaterally. No microcalcification, architectural distortion or breast mass demonstrated. No skin thickening or nipple retraction. Axillae are unremarkable.

Mammography

Tomosynthesis

The breasts demonstrated scattered fibroglandular densities (BIRADS classification B). Minimal coarse calcification is demonstrated bilaterally. No microcalcification, architectural distortion or breast mass demonstrated. No skin thickening or nipple retraction. Axillae are unremarkable.

Ultrasound

Standard mammography

Normal appearance of the breast parenchyma, with no suspicious focal breast abnormality demonstrated. No axillary lymphadenopathy. 

Case Discussion

Example of normal mammography, digital tomosynthesis and breast ultrasound.

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Case information

rID: 65325
Published: 4th Jan 2019
Last edited: 4th Jan 2019
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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