Target sign of a normal intramammary lymph node

Case contributed by Dr Giorgio M Baratelli


Screening ultrasound of the breast

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female

The sonographic examination shows a target image (arrows), the echogenic center is surrounded by  hypoechoic ring and the outer margin is well defined.

Case Discussion

The echogenic center is the hilum showing entering vessels by color Doppler, and the hypoechoic ring is the cortex of a normal intramammary lymph node, surrounded by breast tissue.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 55494
Case created: 9th Sep 2017
Last edited: 11th Sep 2017
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

Updating… Please wait.

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.