Normal mammography: heterogeneously dense breasts

Case contributed by Dr Marlon Garcia H

Presentation

Screening mammography

Patient Data

Age: 43
Mammography

MLO and CC views.

The breasts are heterogeneously dense. No suspicious lesion is identified. 

Case Discussion

Heterogeneously dense breasts can obscure small masses. BI-RADS is a common classification system, and this would be category C. 

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Case information

rID: 48765
Published: 2nd Nov 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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