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C-0780 - Comprehensive Review of Pediatric and Adolescent Breast lesions

Y. Lee1, H. Lim2, J. Baek3, H. Kang1; 1 Gwangju/KR 2 Jeonnam/KR 3 Hwasun-gun Jeonnam/KR Type: Educational Exhibit
Area of Interests: Pediatric, Breast
Imaging Techniques: MR, Mammography, Ultrasound
Procedures: Education, eLearning
Special Focuses: Neoplasia, Education and training, Patterns of Care
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Learning objectives: Pediatric breast disease is usually rare and most are benign. Most are either secondary to normal developmental changes or neoplastic processes with a relatively benign behavior. So diagnostic imaging emphasizes "First Do No Harm" and evaluation of pediatric breast complaints always begins with[...]

Background: 1. Embryology of breast development 5th-6th weeks of gestation - Beginning of breast development : the ectoderm on anterior body   wall thickens into a ridge known as the "milk line", "milk ridge" or   "hughes lines”. - This ridge of tissue extends from the area of the developing axi[...]

Findings and procedure details: 1. Benign condition   1) Non-neoplastic disease  Fibrocystic change   - Fibrocystic change and mammary dysplasia are a group of benign   cystic, fibrosis and proliferative lesions. - Patients present with cyclically tender breasts that are nodular at   palpation. - F[...]

Conclusion: Pathologic breast conditions are rare in childhood and adolescence and the spectrum of breast disease in this age group is different from that in adult; most of the lesions are benign. So, non-invasive ultrasound is the modality of choice for the largest part of breast disease, although core needle [...]

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References: 1. Chung EM, Cube R, Hall GJ, et al. From the archives of the AFIP: breast masses in children and adolescents: radiologic-pathologic correlation. Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc 2009;29:907-931 2. De Praeter C, De Coen K, Vanneste K, et al. Unil[...]

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