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Anechoic mass without enhancement on breast ultrasound

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst: It says that you have a benign cyst not suggestive of cancer. However I would suggest you speak to your doctor to decide if anything needs to be done ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Uncertain: An area of distortion is an area on ultrasound that looks different from normal breast tissue. Breast cancers are usually masses but not always and ca ... Read More
Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
Mass: Some cancers of the breast present as as mass while some don't. A ductal carcinoma almost always presents as a mass while lobular carcinoma and dcis ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Real report needed: Radiologist will not describe as ' dark spots ' will describe as cyst or not ( mass ) . Speak to her doctor with permission for official verson of ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Yes, unlikely: Stability is a good sign and usually signifies a benign or slow growing process. Often a mammogram is used to correlate the area seen on ultrasound (a ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Beast feeding women can have exaxctly that pathology. I'm a little surprised you even had a biopsy given your age and the ultrasound finding with you ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible biopsy: Hi! i suspect that the next step will be to try to drain the cyst that appears on the ultrasound. If clear fluid drains from the cyst and does not r ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Holmes
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Breast ultrasound: Diagnostic ultrasound (US) is performed to evaluate a specific breast symptom (e.g., lump) and may be performed at any age. Screening US is performed ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No set number: There is no set number of years before the development of mammary dysplasia of the breast (fibrocystic) nor when it is detected in the breast.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean Canale
30 years experience Breast Surgery
Sound vs xrays: Mammograms use xrays to image the breast tissue. Screening mmgs involve 2 views (mlo, cc) of each whole breast. Ultrasound uses sound waves to produ ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
23 years experience Breast Surgery
Mammogram/Ultrasound: The mammogram (mg) and ultrasound(us) show breast tissue in different ways. The mg is better for women with fatty breasts. The us can help tell if a ... Read More
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