Malignant lesions mimicking a benign lesion

Pittfall Patient with microcystic breast tissue that presented with a lymphe node metastasis of an adenocarcinoma in the axilla. Only a slightly irregular cyst without a mass lesion was found, which proved however to be an adenocarcinoma.

Clinical information

Palpable lymphe node in the left axilla

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Pittfall Patient with microcystic breast tissue that presented with a lymphe node metastasis of an adenocarcinoma in the axilla. Only a slightly irregular cyst without a mass lesion was found, which proved however to be an adenocarcinoma.

Microcystic breast tissue
Microcystic breast tissue
Irregular cyst without a mass lesion
Irregular cyst without a mass lesion
Irregular cyst without vascularity
Irregular cyst without vascularity
Irregular cyst without a mass lesion
Irregular cyst without a mass lesion

Pittfall Patient with microcystic breast tissue that presented with a lymphe node metastasis of an adenocarcinoma in the axilla. Only a slightly irregular cyst without a mass lesion was found, which proved however to be an adenocarcinoma.

Lymphe node metastasis
Lymphe node metastasis
Lymphe node metastasis
Lymphe node metastasis

Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 59
  • Body part: Breast axilla

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System