ARRS Case of the Week

BREAST IMAGING: Breast MRI

Case Author: Huong Carisa Le-Petross, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

History

60-year-old woman at increased breast cancer risk because of family history undergoing annual screening breast MRI.

Imaging Findings

Sagittal subtraction MR image of the left breast (A) shows an irregular enhancing mass with spiculation (arrow). Sagittal colorized map (B) shows focal areas (circle) with increased maximum slope of enhancement (red). Kinetic analysis graph of the mass (C) shows rapid initial enhancement with delayed plateau enhancement pattern.

 

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