Simple breast cysts and a fibroadenoma

Case contributed by Dr Ayla Al Kabbani


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.

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Case information

rID: 72564
Published: 30th Nov 2019
Last edited: 1st Dec 2019
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Damascus University - Faculty of Medicine