Elastography

Infiltrating ductal carcinoma with a mass with difficult to determine margins. The visibility depends on the angulation of the transducer

Clinical information

Palpable mass in the right breast

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Infiltrating ductal carcinoma with a mass with difficult to determine margins. The visibility depends on the angulation of the transducer

Infiltrating ductal carcinoma
Infiltrating ductal carcinoma
There are a few vessels visible in the mass
There are a few vessels visible in the mass
Infiltrating ductal carcinoma
Infiltrating ductal carcinoma
The visibility depends on the angulation of the transducer
The visibility depends on the angulation of the transducer

The first biopsy was not conclusive

Needle in front of the lesion
Needle in front of the lesion
Needle in the lesion
Needle in the lesion

Elastography showed increased stiffness only of the central part

A second biopsy only through the stiffer central part proved the lesion to be an infiltrating ductal carcinoma

Needle in front of the lesion
Needle in front of the lesion
Needle in the lesion
Needle in the lesion

Mammography

MRI

Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 76
  • Body part: Breast

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System