MRI Case 20
59 y/o F presents for diagnostic MRI to determine extent of disease. What is the distribution of the non-mass enhancement?
REGIONAL NON-MASS ENHANCEMENT
- Enhancement that encompasses more than a single duct system
- Occupies a large portion of breast tissue, at least a quadrant
- Suspicious and warrants biopsy – worrisome for DCIS
Related Radiology Article: Chadashvili T, Ghosh E, Fein-Zachary V, Mehta TS, Venkataraman S, Dialani V, Slanetz PJ. Nonmass enhancement on breast MRI: review of patterns with radiologic-pathologic correlation and discussion of management. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2015 Jan;204(1):219-27.