Thursday, December 13, 2012

Lumps and Bumps

A 30 year old woman palpates a soft mass in her breast. Ultrasound is shown above. Aspiration yields a milky substance.

Challenge: What's your diagnosis?

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1 comment:

Craig Chen said...

Lumps and Bumps

This is a galactocele or milk retention cyst from an obstructed milk duct. Ultrasound shows anechoic cyst-like masses; the second image shows an fluid-fat level.

Sources: UpToDate; openi.nlm.nih.gov.