BIRADS 5 : infiltrating ductal carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Praveen Jha


Hard lump in the breast with nipple retraction

Patient Data

Age: 68
Gender: Female

An irregular high density lesion with spiculated margins is seen in the retroareolar region, with associated architectural distortion and nipple retraction. Clustered microcalcifications are noted within the lesion. Few lymph nodes are seen in axilla.

Case Discussion

This case depicts all characteristics of a BIRADS 5 Category lesion. Lesion was biopsied and proved to be infiltrating ductal carcinoma

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Case information

rID: 17840
Published: 17th May 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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