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Breast Abnormalities and Other Symptoms
General questions about breast health and possible symptoms.
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7/11/2017Hi, I got this result on my6 mo follow-up ultrasound Birad3: " In the 3:00 position 4 to 5 cm from the nipple, there is a 5 x 3 x 6 mm oval hypoechoic nodule with circumscribed margins, parallel configuration, minimal posterior acoustic enhancement and no flow on color Doppler. This does not clearly represent a lymph node. Differential considerations include a solid mass with probably benign imaging features and a complicated cyst. This previously measured 6 x 5 x 3 mm". I was told by the radiologist so come back in 6 mo. but my primary doc wants me to get a consult with a breast surgeon to rule out a need for biopsy. Is this really necessary? Thanks.
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7/12/2017The radiologist is the one to determine if a biopsy is needed. Relook at the measurements though. THEY ARE THE SAME as before, just recorded in a different order. oval is god shape. circumscribed margins is great. no flow on color Doppler is wonderful. so these are meet the description of something likely benign.

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