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1/20/2018My radiologist found a small circumscribed oval minimally hypoechoic nodule measuring 4x2x3mm. She stated this most likely represents a minimally complicated cyst. This was on 7/7/17. Six months later 1/12/18 I had the nodule rechecked by the same radiologist. She now refers to it as a benign-appearing small mass same size and location as before. The size has not changed. She wants me to have a Bilateral diagnostic mammogram in 6 months. Why did she change the wording from most likely representing complicated cyst to a small mass. Can a complicated cyst be called a small mass-it has not changed.
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1/21/2018Cysts are usually fluid-filled and they can come and go. A mass is solid. The fact that it hasn't changed in 6 months may mean that it is not a fluid-filled cyst.

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