Spiculated complex sclerosing lesion of the breast: radial scar

Case contributed by Dr Mark Holland


Prevalent round breastscreen. Asymptomatic

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female

Subtle right sided architectural distortion at 9 o'clock

Spiculated architectural distortion causing a black star

Typical poorly defined hypoechogenic area that has a malignant appearance

Case Discussion

14G core biopsy histology of a radial scar. Surgical wide local excision performed.

Complex sclerosing lesion with no evidence of atypia or malignancy.

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Case information

rID: 25309
Published: 18th Oct 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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