October 2014

Abnormal breast cyst

Clinical Info

Local recurrence of a breast cyst.

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Abnormal recurence of a breast cyst

The first mammography from 2009
The first mammography from 2009
Ultrasound examination from 2009 with puncture
Ultrasound examination from 2009 with puncture
Mammography from 2011
Mammography from 2011
Ultrasound examination from 2011 with puncture
Ultrasound examination from 2011 with puncture
Mammography from 2012
Mammography from 2012
Ultrasound examination from 2012 with puncture
Ultrasound examination from 2012 with puncture
Again the cyst could be emptied completely and no mass lesion remained
Again the cyst could be emptied completely and no mass lesion remained
Mammography from 2013
Mammography from 2013
Magnification
Magnification
Another magnification
Another magnification
Ultrasound image Do you see the abnormality?
Ultrasound image Do you see the abnormality?
There is some flow in the lesion
There is some flow in the lesion
Detail of the mass after emptying the cyst
Detail of the mass after emptying the cyst
Another image of the lesion that was of course biopsied and proved to be a ductal carcinoma
Another image of the lesion that was of course biopsied and proved to be a ductal carcinoma

Conclusion

Although most anechoic cysts are completely benign, in case of a local recurrence of a breast cyst, always be aware of the possibility of an underlying malignancy.


Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 68

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System