Parenchymal asymmetry (mammogram)

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

Patient Data

Gender: Female

An asymmetrical density with a low-level center picked up by an observant reader. No previous for comparison.

Annotated image

Red arrows point at the area of parenchymal asymmetry.


This solid lesion has all the hallmarks of a malignant lesion.

Case Discussion

Even if you don't have previous, you can train your eye to compare with the other breast. The differential diagnosis should include a radial scar.

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Case information

rID: 22458
Published: 1st Apr 2013
Last edited: 9th Mar 2021
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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