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Breast Abnormalities and Other Symptoms
General questions about breast health and possible symptoms.
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11/22/2017My right nipple will invert sometimes. When I went for first mammogram i came back "focal asymmetry anterior to the depth central to the nipple. When I wnet back for a compression view and TOMOSYNTHESIS AND 2D
C-VIEW WITH CAD. They could not reproduce what they thought they saw. I went to a breast surgeons office and she had an ultrasound ordered and it came back saying: Color flow and real-time ultrasound of the retroareolar right breast were performed. There are a few dilated ducts in the right breast central to the nipple in the retroareolar region. However, there are no discrete cystic or solid masses seen.

No suspicious sonographic finding seen in the retroareolar right
breast. Management/follow-up of the right nipple inversion should be
based on clinical grounds.

I follow up with the surgeon in 4 weeks. Should I be asking for further testing or is the common breast condition as you get older. I am 60. This is wonderful service you offer. Thank you for your time and knowledge.
RepliedJHU's Breast Center Reply
11/22/2017these are not unusual findings and as women age the breast tissue becomes fattier making it show more things inside that might have been seen before. that doesn't mean that any such findings are trouble though. you got good news. glad to hear that. enjoy your holidays. L

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