Image IQ: 42-year-old with Architectural Distortion on Breast Tomo

August 27, 2013



A 42-year-old woman presents for baseline screening mammography and a combination digital breast tomosynthesis study is performed. She has a positive family history for breast cancer. 

Dense glandular tissue is noted on mammography, as well as an area of architectural distortion in the left breast. This is best demonstrated on digital breast tomosynthesis (arrows).

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