A 28-year-old female asked:
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breast ultrasound says "elongated hypoechoic area without a focal mass seen". been this way on follow up u/s for a year.unlikely cancer?

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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 (as well as physical exam). If all three suggest a benign process then that is usually the case.
Answered on Mar 7, 2014

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