Which malignancies must be differentiated from benign-type enhancement on magnetic resonance mammography (breast MRI)?

Updated: Feb 25, 2019
  • Author: Preeti Gupta, MD, FRCR; Chief Editor: Eugene C Lin, MD  more...
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Malignancies that may show benign-type enhancement include the following (false negative):

  • DCIS

  • Highly scirrhous invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC)

  • Invasive lobular carcinoma

  • Mucinous carcinoma

  • Papillary carcinoma

  • Tubular carcinoma


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