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Saturday, 14 June 2014

CASE 261: HARD BREAST TUMOR like AMBARELLA FRUIT, Dr PHAN THANH HẢI, MEDIC MEDICAL CENTER, HCMC, VIETNAM

Woman 47 yo, she herself detected at the right breast one mass, slow growth, painless like one AMBARELLA fruit.
Ultrasound  first detected  this mass in size of 4 cm, at 10 am clock at  the right breast, with  many  white spots  as  calcification. Color Doppler finding also was a hypovascular mass.




Using elastoultrasound, the mass was  very hard,  scale  blue green color on elastogram, no detected  axillary  lymph nodes.




Mammography also detected  mass and microcalcification.




Core biopsy with ultrasound guided reports microscopic  INTRADUCTAL CARCINOMA, STAGING T2N0MX.


SUMMARY: BREAST CANCER IS  EASY DIAGNOSED BY ULTRASOUND WITH  ELASTOSCAN of  THIS VERY HARD  TUMOR  LIKE  GREEN AMBARELLA FRUIT.






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