PathWays Case Study: Sept. 12

An 18-year-old woman without significant past medical history first noticed a non-tender lump in her left breast one month prior. She denied other complaints such as breast pain or nipple discharge. On physical exam, she was well-appearing with a palpable mass in the left breast but no appreciable lymphadenopathy. Targeted ultrasound shows a 5.5 cm. circumscribed, oval mass at the area of palpable concern.

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Marta VanStraten, D.O.
Fellow, Anatomic Pathology
Mayo Clinic

Daniel Visscher, M.D.
Consultant, Anatomic Pathology
Mayo Clinic
Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Sciences


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Rene Revier

Rene Revier is an Editorial Assistant at Mayo Medical Laboratories. She supports Mayo Clinic PathWays and other corporate communications activities.