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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 59  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 416-418

Diagnostic dilemma in hyperechoic breast masses

1 Department of Radiology, Mediclinic Welcare Hospital, Dubai, UAE
2 Department of General Surgery, Mediclinic Welcare Hospital, Dubai, UAE

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Rajesh R Shah
Department of Radiology, Mediclinic Welcare Hospital, Dubai
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DOI: 10.4103/ijc.IJC_1046_20

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Hyperechoic breast lesions are relatively uncommon, constituting only 0.6–6% of all breast masses and 0.6% of all biopsied lesions. The majority of these lesions are benign. There are rare malignancies that can present as hyperechoic masses and careful ultrasonographic assessment must be employed to avoid misdiagnosis.[1] We discuss the case of a 67-year-old female patient with a strong family history of breast and ovarian cancer, who presented with one such rare breast cancer in a hyperechoic mass.


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