What is the appearance of simple cysts 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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Simple cysts appear as circumscribed, uniformly T2 hyperintense, nonenhancing masses. There may be mild enhancement surrounding the cyst because of inflammation or because of compression of normal parenchyma.


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