Halo sign (breast)

Dr Owen Kang and Radswiki et al.

Halo sign in mammography refers to a radiolucent rim (halo) around a lesion and is generally but not always indicative of a benign breast lesion. Exceptions include intracystic carcinoma, papillary carcinoma, and carcinoma arising within a fibroadenoma.

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rID: 15143
System: Breast
Tag: stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Halo sign in breast imaging
  • Halo sign in mammography

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