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A 28-year-old female asked:

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
Radiology 34 years experience
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.
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