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Interesting Mammogram #4 

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  

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One thought on “Interesting Mammogram #4 

  1. Dear Rohan
    The images correspond to oily cysts,
    But something that draws attention is in the projection cc left breast to lower quadrants can be seen an asymmetric density with apparent microcalcifications and in the left breast mlo a nodular density that could correspond to a hypertrophic node?
    Waiting for your comment
    Sincerely
    Edison

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