Breast adenoid cystic carcinoma: report of a case with emphasis on routine sonographic findings and shear wave elastography

  • Min Huang
  • Tian’an Jiang
  • Qiyu Zhao
  • Qihan You
  • Guo Tian
  • Baohua Wang
Case Report

Abstract

Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of the breast is a rare malignant tumor. Its sonographic characteristics have been described in some reports, but there are few such reports available that describe the sonoelastographic findings of this tumor and provide additional information about the nature of the lesion. In this case report, we describe the routine sonographic findings and shear wave elastography findings of a breast adenoid cystic carcinoma in a 53-year-old woman.

Keywords

Adenoid cystic carcinoma Breast Sonography Shear wave elastography 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Min Huang
    • 1
  • Tian’an Jiang
    • 1
  • Qiyu Zhao
    • 1
  • Qihan You
    • 2
  • Guo Tian
    • 3
  • Baohua Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UltrasoundThe First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina
  2. 2.Department of PathologyThe First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina
  3. 3.State Key Laboratory for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, Collaborative Innovation Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious DiseasesThe First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina

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