Revision 4 for 'Nottingham classification'

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Nottingham classification

classification assigned at the end of work up of a breast lesion to help guide management.

  • A = Malignant
    • lesion needs surgical excision regardless of biopsy result
  • B = Indeterminate
    • will accept a benign biopsy result, but only if it is congruent with imaging, i.e a well circumscribed mass is allowed to come back with fibroadenoma but a result of 'normal breast tissue' will not be accepted.
  • C = Benign

see also 5 Tier ACR system

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