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Case 15021

Recurrent Mucinous Breast Cancer

Author(s)
Benjamin Leenknegt; Ivo Van Den Berghe; Charlotte Biebaы; Katrien Gieraerts; Luc Steyaert

Department of Radiology, AZ Sint-Jan Brugge; Ruddershove 10 8000 Brugge, Belgium.
Email:benjamin_leenknegt@hotmail.com
 
Patient
female, 87 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Mammography: coarse macro-calcification

    Coarse macro-calcification in the lateral segment. Anterior to the largest calcification a soft tissue density. More posteriorly two smaller calcifications. Volume loss and nipple retraction.

     
    Area of Interest: Breast; Imaging Technique: Mammography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Ultrasound: calcifcation and soft tissue mass

    Soft tissue mass adjacent to the calcification

     
    Area of Interest: Breast; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Comparison of mammography studies over a 12 year period

    Over a period of 12 years progressive growth of the largest calcification and volume loss of the breast. Soft tissue density appears in 2014, partially obscured by fibro-glandular tissue. In 2017, the soft tissue...

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Imaging Technique: Mammography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;
     
     
Coarse macro-calcification in the lateral segment. Anterior to the largest calcification a soft tissue density. More posteriorly two smaller calcifications. Volume loss and nipple retraction.
 
Soft tissue mass adjacent to the calcification
 
Over a period of 12 years progressive growth of the largest calcification and volume loss of the breast. Soft tissue density appears in 2014, partially obscured by fibro-glandular tissue. In 2017, the soft tissue density has grown.
 
 
 
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