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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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerHoward Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
Last RevisedMarch 24, 2010

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