Women are truly the real architects of society – I am fortunate to know so many courageous women, who continue to fulfil their personal & professional responsibilities despite battling breast cancer. Hats off to their fighting spirit!! Wishing all these beautiful women a very happy International Women’s Day
47 year old lady with complaints of bilateral breast pain since 3 months. Pain was non cyclical and relieved by oral paracetamol. She had a hysterectomy 6 years back and she was a known asthmatic.
On examination, she has multiple tender nodules in both the breasts, localised in the peri-areolar region.
Mammogram revealed multiple, well defined, rounded densities in both the breasts with a rim of calcification around them (refer to figures).
Multiple round densities in the breast
Ultrasound done revealed dense fibroglandular tissue with multiple sub-centimetric cysts in the breasts.
Differential – 1. Multiple oil cysts with calcification
2. Cysts secondary to fibroadenosis
Case managed by:
Dr Rohan Khandelwal
Consultant, Department of Breast Diseases and Cancer Care
W Pratiksha Hospital, Gurgaon