What is the appearance of fibrocystic changes (FCC) 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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FCC includes cysts, apocrine metaplasia, epithelial hyperplasia, stromal fibrosis, and adenosis. On MRI, FCC may show regional, segmental, or focal non-mass enhancement or may appear as a mass with spiculated or smooth margins with varying types of enhancement.


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