Simple breast cysts and a fibroadenoma

Case contributed by Ayla Al Kabbani â—‰


Right breast pain.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

The breasts are heterogeneously dense, which may obscure small masses.

Several well-defined, round masses with equal density to the fibroglandular tissue are seen in the right breast.

An intramammary lymph node is seen in the upper outer quadrant of the left breast.

Left axillary lymph nodes are noted.

Annotated image

The circle demonstrates the intramammary lymph node.


Several simple cysts are seen in the right breast in addition to a fibroadenoma.

A simple cyst is seen in the left breast.

Case Discussion

The simple cysts and intramammary lymph node are BIRADS II lesions.

The fibroadenomas is a BIRADS III lesion.

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.