Malignant lesions mimicking a benign lesion

Axillary lymph node metastases and a tiny infiltrating ductal carcinoma, that could be mistaken for a tiny cyst

Clinical information

Palpable mass in the axilla

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Axillary lymph node metastases and a tiny infiltrating ductal carcinoma, that could be mistaken for a tiny cyst

Axilla
Axilla
Axilla
Axilla
Axilla
Axilla
Axilla
Axilla

Puncture

The breast carcinoma is small and could easily be mistaken for a tiny cyst

Biopsy needle in front of the lesion
Biopsy needle in front of the lesion
Biopsy needle in the lesion
Biopsy needle in the lesion
Biopsy needle in front of the lesion
Biopsy needle in front of the lesion
Biopsy needle in the lesion
Biopsy needle in the lesion
After the biopsy
After the biopsy
After the biopsy
After the biopsy

The mammography looks normal

Post operative specimen

Axillary lymph node metastases and a tiny infiltrating ductal carcinoma

Videoclip

Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 70
  • Body part: Breast

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System