Breast cancer: BIRADS V

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Right breast lump

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

Soft tissue mammography revealed a speculated opacity at the middle of the lower part of the breast exactly at 6 o'clock position as confirmed by US. 

A focus of macrocalcification is seen adjacent to the mass. Bilateral axillary lymph nodes are noted.


The mass is irregular ill defined hypoechoic more tall than wide and casting heavy post acoustic shadowing. the lymph nodes appeared reactionary with preserved sinus. Doppler examination revealed hypervascularity of the lesion with abnormal high resistance flow.

Case Discussion

Diagnosis: Breast cancer (BIRADS V)

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Case information

rID: 22963
Published: 8th May 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Breast, Oncology
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