EURORAD ESR

Case 15176

Lactating adenoma

Author(s)
Raquel Madaleno, António Pedro Pissarra, Manuela Gonçalo, Alfredo Gil Agostinho, Filipe Caseiro Alves

Coimbra University Hospital, Coimbra University Hospital, Radiology Department; Praceta Mota Pinto 3000-075 Coimbra, Portugal; Email:raquelrdmadaleno@gmail.com
 
Patient
female, 23 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Breast ultrasound

    The first ultrasound examination showed an oval isoechoic mass, with cystic areas, long axis parallel to the skin, smooth margins and posterior enhancement, measuring 29 mm, in the the lower quadrants of the left breast.

     
    Area of Interest: Breast; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Breast ultrasound

    Nine months after the first ultrasound, the lesion had reduced to 14 mm.

     
    Area of Interest: Breast; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Mammography

    Nine months after the first ultrasound, mammography showed a well-defined, low density mass with fat content, in the lower quadrants of the left breast.

     
    Area of Interest: Breast; Imaging Technique: Mammography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Breast ultrasound

    About a year and a half after the first ultrasound examination, the lesion had reduced to 10 mm.

     
    Area of Interest: Breast; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
The first ultrasound examination showed an oval isoechoic mass, with cystic areas, long axis parallel to the skin, smooth margins and posterior enhancement, measuring 29 mm, in the the lower quadrants of the left breast.
 
Nine months after the first ultrasound, the lesion had reduced to 14 mm.
 
Nine months after the first ultrasound, mammography showed a well-defined, low density mass with fat content, in the lower quadrants of the left breast.
 
About a year and a half after the first ultrasound examination, the lesion had reduced to 10 mm.
 
 
 
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