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Complex Cysts
Questions about complex breast cysts.
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8/9/2017RIGHT BREAST ULTRASOUND: Ultrasound evaluation was performed in
the area of interest at 8:00, 5 cm from the nipple. Complex
cystic structure is again visualized measuring 7 x 7 x 5 mm,
increased from 4 x 3 x 6 mm on 8/17/2016. Although the lesion
appears predominantly cystic, there is layering debris or nodular
component which appears to have flow on color Doppler imaging.

I had a core biopsy done. Is having flow a bad thing?
RepliedJHU's Breast Center Reply
8/10/2017Complex cysts have a combination of fluid and some solid elements. If the solid elements are prominent or getting larger then it will likely be biopsied. Blood flow can be seen in both benign and malignant breast masses.

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