breast lesion

breast lesion

A generic term for a benign or malignant lump or bump in the breast.

Cancer risks by breast lesion
No proliferative disease; no increased cancer risk
• Apocrine change;
• Adenosis including florid;
• Duct ectasia;
• Mild epithelial hyperplasia of usual type.
 
Slight risk; 1.5–2-fold increase
• Hyperplasia of usual type, moderate or florid;
• Sclerosing adenosis, papilloma.

Moderate risk; 4–5-fold increase
• Atypical hyperplasia or borderline lesions;
• Atypical ductal hyperplasia or atypical lobular hyperplasia.
 
High risk; 8–10-fold increase
• Lobular carcinonoma in situ;
• Non-comedo DCIS.
References in periodicals archive ?
The area under the curve (AUC), time to peak (TTP), in-flow gradient (IFG) and peak enhancement (PE) were determined in a standardised manner for each focal breast lesion and the control/normal breast.
Sentinel nodes are the first lymph nodes that trap cancer cells draining away from a breast lesion site.
Chest computed tomography was also performed, which revealed a large pleural mesothelioma and an irregular breast lesion.
The pathology report following that surgery described the breast lesion as a malignant cystosarcoma phyllodes.
The second was to compare ultrasound alone versus the combination of ultrasound and ShearWave Elastography for breast lesion characterization.
In 2001, Gray et al (3) described a novel technique using a titanium seed containing iodine-125 placed into a breast lesion for preoperative localization.
Commonest benign breast lesion in female was fibroadenoma (62.
Focal fibrosis: A common breast lesion diagnosed at imaging-guided core biopsy.
Fifty-one cases with a diagnosis of FA were found and analyzed in a study group of 78 patients with one BI-RADS (Breast Imaging - Reporting and Data System) category 3 or 4A breast lesion in each patient.
CAD systems are frequently used in BSPs to provide useful information to radiologist regarding breast lesion location and characterisation, thus CADs performance is critical to achieve acceptable breast cancer diagnosis rates.
The value of fine needle aspiration biopsy in the diagnosis and prognostic assessment of palpable breast lesion.
Specifically, the Intact technology has been cleared for its ability to preserve breast lesion architecture in samples of up to 30mm in diameter, Intact said.