Post surgical breast scar

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

Patient Data

Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Post surgical scar can be confused with infiltrating ductal carcinoma.

The surgical scar is a clue. remember the area of distortion can be some way from the incision; surgeons dig around.

The clue is the lesion is hypoechoic and does not have a central mass lesion. There is no "effort" to tumour formation.

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Case information

rID: 19042
Case created: 3rd Aug 2012
Last edited: 9th Nov 2015
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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