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7/19/2017Just has an MRI of my breast. I have a strong family history of breast cancer. Please tell me by this report if I should be worried. I have a ultrasound scheduled for this week. There is a 0.5 cm x 0.5 cm x 0.6 cm round mass in the right breast at
4 o'clock middle depth 3 cm from the nipple and 4.5 cm from the chest
wall. This shows rapid initial rise and delayed washout type
vascular enhancement. Bilateral breast cysts are identified.
Otherwise, no other findings are seen in either breast. There are no
abnormalities seen in the axillary nodes region or internal mammary
RepliedJHU's Breast Center Reply
7/20/2017While a rapid initial rise and delayed washout found on an MRI can be suspicious, not all lesions with this kinetic analysis are malignant. The ultrasound will help to better characterize the lesion to determine if other suspicious findings are evident which may require a biopsy.

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