Reactive axillary lymph node

Case contributed by Dr Mark Holland

Presentation

Palpable axillary mass

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

Cortical hypertrophy and central increased vascularity in a reactive lymph node.

Case Discussion

Typical cortical hypertrophy and central increased vascularity in a reactive lymph node.

This lady has normal breasts.

In the work up of a lady with ipsilateral breast cancer, the ultrasound appearance would be classified as a "Grade III" node.

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Case Information

rID: 23261
Case created: 1st Jun 2013
Last edited: 25th Feb 2016
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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