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Had breast MRI and there is a white spot. What could it be?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
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In brief: There is

not enough info to answer the question, because signal intensity varies depending on what particular MRI sequence is being performed, and whether or not IV contrast is used.
For example, a benign breast cyst is hyperintense(white) on a T2-weighted sequence, and hypointense(dark) on a T1-weighted sequence. A benign fibroadenoma may be dark on T1 without contrast, but white with contrast.

In brief: There is

not enough info to answer the question, because signal intensity varies depending on what particular MRI sequence is being performed, and whether or not IV contrast is used.
For example, a benign breast cyst is hyperintense(white) on a T2-weighted sequence, and hypointense(dark) on a T1-weighted sequence. A benign fibroadenoma may be dark on T1 without contrast, but white with contrast.
Dr. Michael Gabor
Dr. Michael Gabor
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Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery
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In brief: Different things

Usually they inject a contrast for breast mri.
The contrast goes thru your circulation. A white spot could be a blood vessel, an area of inflammation, a benign or a malignant tumor growth. An expert radiologist can differentiate the finding. Please ask your physician for a full report which was issued by the reading radiologist.

In brief: Different things

Usually they inject a contrast for breast mri.
The contrast goes thru your circulation. A white spot could be a blood vessel, an area of inflammation, a benign or a malignant tumor growth. An expert radiologist can differentiate the finding. Please ask your physician for a full report which was issued by the reading radiologist.
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
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