Simple breast cysts

Case contributed by Dr Guilherme Pioli Resende


Patient presents for screening mammography.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

Overlapping oval, well-defined nodules, that are hyper-attenuating in relation to the adjacent liposubstituted mammary parenchyma, located in the right retroaureolar region, measuring approximately 49 mm and 52 mm in its longest axis.

Case Discussion

Ultrasound examination was performed, confirming the existence of simple cysts of dimensions and topography consistent with the mammography.

Contributed by Dr. Hemilianna Hadassa Silva Matozinho M.D. and Dr. Flávia de Freitas Rodrigues.

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