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Med J Bakirkoy. 2006; 2(1): 1-6


Radiologic findings of breast edema and causes of unilateral edema

Ercan İnci, Sibel Aydın, Gülseren Yirik, Sibel Bayramoğlu, Tan Cimilli.

Abstract
Unilateral breast edema occurs due to many causes by benign or malignant diseases as carcinoma, infection, lymphatic obstruction,
trauma, congestive heart failure. It’s defined as breast edema, skin thickening, increased density of subcutaneous fatty tissue with
trabecular pattern and denser parenchyma in mammography.
Determination of the etiologies and their typical radiologic findings of these kind of edemas are significant for accurate diagnosis.
Therefore, here we described imaging appearances related to unilateral breast edema and revised principal etiologies related.

Key words: Breast edema, unilateral, radiologic findings



Meme ödeminin radyolojik bulguları ve unilateral ödem nedenleri

Özet
Tek taraşı meme ödemi, karsinom, enfeksiyon, lenfatik obstrüksiyon, travma, konjestif kalp yetmezliği gibi benign ya da malign birçok nedenle
meydana gelebilir. Mamografik olarak meme ödemi, cilt kalınlaşmaları, cilt altı yağlı dokuda trabeküler tarzda dansite artışları, parankim
dansitesinde artma şeklinde tanımlanır.
Bu tür ödemlerin etyolojisinin ve tipik radyolojik bulgularının bilinmesi, doğru tanı için önemlidir. Bu nedenle tek taraşı meme ödeminin
başlıca sebeplerini gözden geçirdik ve radyolojik bulgularını tanımladık.

Anahtar Kelimeler: Meme ödemi, tek taraşı, radyolojik bulgular



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