Diabetic Mastopathy

J. Andrew Keyoung, MD, Rebecca A. Zuurbier, MD, Theodore N. Tsangaris, MD, Norio Azumi, MD, Erini Makariou, MD

Disclosures

Appl Radiol. 2003;32(9) 

In This Article

Diagnosis

Diabetic mastopathy

Diagnostic mammography revealed a heterogenous dense (75% to 80% fibroglandular tissue) breast parenchyma pattern in the left breast without suspicious microcalcifications, masses, or architectural distortions (Figure 1). The directed ultrasound examination at the site of the palpable lump revealed a hypoechoic abnormality with fingerlike projections and intense posterior acoustic shadowing. The lesion measured 4 × 2 × 2 cm. (Figure 2).

Histologic evaluation revealed a dense stromal fibrosis and some periductal lymphocytic infiltration without any evidence of atypia or malignancy comparable with diabetic mastopathy (Figure 3).

Comments

3090D553-9492-4563-8681-AD288FA52ACE
Comments on Medscape are moderated and should be professional in tone and on topic. You must declare any conflicts of interest related to your comments and responses. Please see our Commenting Guide for further information. We reserve the right to remove posts at our sole discretion.

processing....