Breast within a breast sign of breast hamartoma

Case contributed by Dr Mohamed Abdel-Tawab Mohamed


Painless large breast swelling

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female

A well-defined capsulated rounded to oval mosaic mass is seen at the retroareolar region of the left breast. It shows alternating hypodense and hyperdense components (fat containing).

Case Discussion

The mammography shows a large mass of similar nature as the breast tissue (fat and soft tissue) having the appearance of breast within a breast.

Thanks to Dr Mohamed Hamdy Abdellah.

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Case information

rID: 56853
Published: 25th Nov 2017
Last edited: 29th Aug 2020
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Assiut University

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