Breast fibromatosis showing unusual sonographic features

Hae Kyoung Jung, Eun Kyung Kim, Kyung Hee Ko, Hye Yoon Kang

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Fibromatosis of the breast is extremely uncommon, accounting for less than 0.2% of all breast tumors. It mimics features typical of breast cancer because it often presents with a movable firm painless mass and mammographically appears as an irregular high-density spiculated mass. On sonography it most frequently appears as an irregular hypoechoic spiculated mass with posterior acoustic shadowing. We report a particularly unusual case of fibromatosis of the breast.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1671-1674
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Ultrasound in Medicine
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Nov 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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