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Scattered Fibroglandular Densities In Breast
Common: This is also known as fibrocystic breast change and is extremely common. It is caused by the changes in the breast each month and the regression of those changes when we don't conceive. It occurs in 90% of women by age 40 and does not increase the risk of breast cancer. Caffeine can make the symptoms (tenderness and lumpiness) worse. Hope this answers your question. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
My mammo. exam says my breast density is not dense, and there are scattered fibroglandular densities. What does this mean?
Normal variant: Young women have very dense breasts and the X ray does not penetrate well. As you age, the glandular part becomes replaced with fat which is not as dense, allowing the X ray to penetrate better. Fibroglandular densities are are areas that remain dense while the remaining breast has fat density. Usually a radiologist will carefully review mammo and possibly ultrasound. If OK just annual mammogr ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have two lumps in my left breast and they are not showing on u/s or mammogram. I have scattered fibroglandular density. Can abnormalities hide?
I have scattered fibroglandular densities and 3-4 lumps axillary. Should i be worried. Breast cancer history on mom's side.
How common is cancer in the retroareolar of the breast. I have fibroglandular densities in this area?
Needs testing: Breast cancer can occur in any part of the breast, including the retroareolar zone. Depending on the appearance on mammogram or ultrasound, additional evaluation may involve an MRI or biopsy. Another important factor is to observe this area on previous breast imaging that you have had to understand whether it is a stable or evolving feature. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Need more info..: Asymmetric density on a mammogram can be a normal finding for some. Needs to be correlated with your physical exam, medical history, results of prior mammograms. Sometimes further testing with ultrasound or maybe MRI may be indicated. Ask your doctor who ordered the test what is right for you. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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- Heterogeneous density in breast
- Asymmetric density in right breast
- Fibroglandular densities breast
- Asymmetric density in breast
- Asymmetric density in left breast
- Nodular density in breast
- Change in breast density
- Irregular density in breast
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