A 27-year-old female asked:
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would a benign breast mass be fixed in the tissue? i can move the tissue around it but not the mass itself. waiting for biopsy results. scared.

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Dr. Rawhi Omar
44 years experience Pathology
Biopsy will tell: Now that a biopsy has been taken, there is no need for speculation; your biopsy result should be available witin 1-2 days. Malignant lesions usually infiltrate the surrounding tissue and thus are difficult to move around.
Answered on May 8, 2015
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Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes,: a benign mass such as focal fibrosis can be relatively fixed. A fixed mass does not automatically mean it is mailgnant.
Answered on Sep 6, 2015

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