Normal mammography: scattered areas of fibroglandular density

Case contributed by Marlon Garcia H


Screening mammogram.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

Regarding breast composition there are scattered areas of fibroglandular density: category B density (BI-RADS).

Round calcification in the anterior third of the right breast. Bilateral axillary nodes. Bilateral artifacts within a cassette.

The impression of this mammogram was: Benign findings (BI-RADS 2).

Case Discussion

In the context of this composition of breast tissue the ultrasound study is not necessary.

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