Teaching Files

Case 6

Contributed by: Steven J. Rockoff, MD and Diana L. Lam, MD - June 1, 2020

A 35-year-old woman with no increased risk factors for the development of breast cancer presents with a palpable right breast lump, underlying an area of skin discoloration. She reports being involved in a motor vehicle accident two weeks ago. The technologist asks you which type of exam to perform first. You answer:

A. Screening mammogram
B. Diagnostic ultrasound and mammogram
C. Screening ultrasound