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Radial scar

Case contributed by Garth Kruger
Diagnosis almost certain


Adult who had a normal breast exam. Mammogram routine screening study.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female

Right breast


Stromal distortion in the right central breast with a central lucency. No mass. 

Right breast


Ill-defined oval region with varying echogenicity with stromal distortion. 

Case Discussion

The typical appearance of a radial scar centrally in the right breast - the long slender runners and the relatively lucent center are a very good representative example.

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