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A 45-year-old female asked:

Mri biopsy of 6cm non mass : variable fibroadipose tissue and a tiny cyst lined by epocrine metaplasia. is this benign breast disease or missed cancer?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 35 years experience
The biopsy: results are benign. The radiologist will need to determine whether those results are consistent with, or could account for, the MRI finding, and also assess the technical accuracy of the biopsy. That having been said, a 6cm area would be hard to miss on biopsy. Moreover, such a large area of non mass enhancement without mammo or ultrasound correlate is very likely to be benign breast tissue.
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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Report: is consistent with current changes in your breast tissue. This is not cancer; however, requires very careful repeat examination and imaging with tight follow up.
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Last updated Nov 16, 2014


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