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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.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
Last Revised March 8, 2012

Last Revised: March 8, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology

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