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Case 14488

Ultrasound of neonatal breast enlargement

Author(s)
Manar Talaat El-Essawy

Damietta Oncology Institute,
Radiology, Damietta,
Egypt.Email:manar970@hotmail.com
 
Patient
female, 1 month(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Ultrasound of both breast of neonate

    Ultrasound examination of the breast of the newborn: Shows retroareolar oval-shaped heterogenous masses (white arrows) that appeared of mixed echogenicity demonstrating hyperechoic central portion with multiple...

     
    Area of Interest: Breast; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Normal variants; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Follow-up ultrasound after two months

    Follow-up ultrasound after two months shows remarkable regression of the size of the retroareolar tissues (white arrows) that appeared as a hypoechoic mass with asymmetric appearance, larger on the left side.

     
    Area of Interest: Breast; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Normal variants; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Follow-up ultrasound after six months

    Follow-up ultrasound examination of the breast after 6 months from the initial scan shows that there is a small remnant tissue in the retroareolar region resembling breast bud (white arrows).

     
    Area of Interest: Breast; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Normal variants; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
Ultrasound examination of the breast of the newborn: Shows retroareolar oval-shaped heterogenous masses (white arrows) that appeared of mixed echogenicity demonstrating hyperechoic central portion with multiple peripherally arranged variable-sized small cysts (yellow arrows).
 
Follow-up ultrasound after two months shows remarkable regression of the size of the retroareolar tissues (white arrows) that appeared as a hypoechoic mass with asymmetric appearance, larger on the left side.
 
Follow-up ultrasound examination of the breast after 6 months from the initial scan shows that there is a small remnant tissue in the retroareolar region resembling breast bud (white arrows).
 
 
 
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