Ultrasound of a simple breast cyst

Image of a simple breast cyst

Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho.

This ultrasound picture shows a simple cyst with normal breast tissue around it. Because this type of cyst usually does not have any tissue or other particles in it, your doctor knows that it is fluid-filled and can be drained if necessary.

Last Updated: April 3, 2008

Medical Review: Martin Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Paul D. Traughber, MD - Radiology

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