Breast lumps

Breast lumps have different characteristics that allow simplification of differential diagnosis by breaking down the vast list into sections. Consider whether the lump fits into one of these categories.

Spiculated lesion

Spiculation is a feature of neoplasms and all masses that display spiculation should be further imaged and biopsied where possible.

Lobulated lesion
Round lesion
Rope like lesion
Breast imaging and pathology

Article information

rID: 9019
System: Breast
Section: Gamuts
Tag: refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Breast lump

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Cases and figures

  • Phyllodes tumor
    Phyllodes tumor
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  • Breast cancer
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  • Right breast fibr...
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  • Breast harmatoma
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