To characterize mammographic and ultrasonographic (US) features of uncommon breast masses,
to compare the radiologic and histopathologic findings.
Uncommon lesions of the breast can present a diagnostic challenge.
Findings and procedure details
Case 1 25 years old women with a palpable left breast mass,
presented as focal acoustic shadowing without a mass configuration on ultrasound.
Mammography was negative because of dense breast tissue.
The patient was diagnosed as sclerosing adenosis by core needle biopsy under ultrasound (Fig1). Sclerosing adenosis is a benign proliferative disease of the breast.
and even histopathological examination,
it can be confused with malignancy. On histopathological...
Mammographic and ultrasonographic features of uncommon breast masses are presented andthe radiologic and histopathologic findings are compared.
Radiologists should be familiar with the characteristic mammographic and ultrasonographic appearances of these lesions and should considerin the differential diagnosis.
Prof Dr C.
Zuhal Sunar ERDEM, Bulent Ecevit University Hospital, Department of Radiology, Zonguldak,
TURKEY, e-mail address: email@example.com
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