Posts Categorized: Breast

Why has this woman’s right breast gotten bigger?

This 67-year-old woman had breast implants placed 31 years ago. Her right breast has gotten bigger since her last examination. Please note that image 5 is from an exam two years prior. A. What is a very important question you should ask to interpret these images properly? B. How would you characterize these implants? C…. Read more »

A look at intracapsular implant rupture

Name all the signs you can see on these sagittal T2 images from each breast. Next, name all the signs you can think of that signify MRI evidence of intracapsular implant rupture. Then be sure to scroll below the images to check your findings against mine. Right breast (left) is collapsed; loop or lariat sign… Read more »