Teaching Case 25
46 y/o F with presents with a palpable area of concern in the right axilla. What is the most likely diagnosis?
- Slow-growing, painless, benign nerve-sheath tumor
- Can be painful during biopsy because of increased innervation
- US: Anechoic to very hypoechic axillary lesions – check Doppler for flow
- Remember cysts are uncommon in axilla unless present in accessory breast tissue
Related Radiology Article: Yin C, Porembka JH, Hwang H, Hayes JC. Neurofibroma in the Breast: Diagnosis and Management Considerations. Journal of Breast Imaging. 2021 May;3(3):363-8.