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Complex Cysts
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11/1/2017I had 3d mammogram and ultra sound, Report says somewhat lobulated appearing complex cyst, likely representing the asymmetric density seen on the mammogram now appears to be somewhat more prominent measuring 1.1 cm in greatest dimension. Considerable complexity remains with internal echos and somewhat irregular borders. It would seem unlikely that there is any change comparing the mammograms but because of the ultra sonographic difference, it would be prudent to consider needle aspiration of this cystic structure at this time.they rated it bi-rads 4, suspicious for malignancy, biopsy should be considered.
I would bee better having the cyst removed and not bothering with needle aspiration. Is that a good idea?
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11/2/2017It is best to do a core needle biopsy first to confirm what it is before surgery is done. if it were to contain cancer cells the surgical technique would be different.

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