Sonographic and mammographic appearances of breast hemangioma.


OBJECTIVE The purpose of our study was to retrospectively evaluate the clinical, imaging, and pathologic findings of breast hemangiomas in 16 patients. CONCLUSION A mass displaying an oval or lobular shape with well-circumscribed or microlobulated margins on mammography and sonography, and in a superficial location, should alert the radiologist to the possible diagnosis of hemangioma. Imaging-guided biopsy appears sufficiently reliable to rule out any malignant or premalignant component and to avoid a surgical excision if doing so is clinically appropriate.

DOI: 10.2214/AJR.07.3153


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@article{Mesurolle2008SonographicAM, title={Sonographic and mammographic appearances of breast hemangioma.}, author={Beno{\^i}t Mesurolle and Vitaly Sygal and Lucie Lalonde and Andr{\'e} Lisbona and M H Dufresne and Jean H Gagnon and Ellen Kao}, journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology}, year={2008}, volume={191 1}, pages={W17-22} }