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Case 36 Answer

BI-RADS 2, Benign. This is classic fat necrosis in a patient who had undergone breast reduction surgery the previous year. Several lucent masses are present in the upper outer and subareolar right breast, some of which are associated with coarse dystrophic calcifications.

Here is another patient who complains of a lump after breast reduction surgery:

Case 36 MLO2:

Case 36 CC2:

  • Do you need to perform an ultrasound exam?

      yes

      no




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