Case 10 Answer
This is at least a complex cyst or mixed solid and cystic mass. There are multiple echoes at one end of the mass which were not artifactual. It is important not to overlook the solid-appearing portions of any cyst one is evaluating. [RSNA EJ 1999;3 Online.]
This patient underwent ultrasound-guided cyst aspiration which yielded yellowish fluid. Cytology was benign. The lump recurred soon after aspiration. Follow-up ultrasound examination showed the following:
What is the most likely diagnosis?
- Cyst with hematoma from previous aspiration
- Intracystic papillary carcinoma
- Infiltrating ductal carcinoma with necrosis