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.
Current as ofDecember 19, 2018
Author: Healthwise Staff Sarah A. Marshall, MD - Family Medicine Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Howard B. Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology Laura S. Dominici, MD - Surgery, General Surgery, Oncology
Medical Review:Sarah A. Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Howard B. Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology & Laura S. Dominici, MD - Surgery, General Surgery, Oncology