Medullary carcinoma of the breast: Mammographic and US appearance

J. E. Meyer, E. Amin, Karen K Lindfors, J. C. Lipman, P. C. Stomper, D. Genest

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Abstract

Medullary carcinoma of the breast is an uncommon tumor, which may mimic a benign mass at both mammography and ultrasonography (US). A total of 24 medullary carcinomas visible at mammography appeared as round or oval, noncalcified masses with varying degrees of marginal lobulation. In six of the 24 patients, US demonstrated well-defined masses with an inhomogeneous, hypoechoic texture. There was no attenuation of sound, and all lesions showed enhanced through transmission.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)79-82
Number of pages4
JournalRadiology
Volume170
Issue number1 I
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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