Unilateral Breast Edema in Congestive Heart Failure - A Mimic of Diffuse Carcinoma


2 Department of Radiology University of Utah Medical Center Salt Lake City, UT 84132 phone:(801)5817553


Mammography in a patient with congestive heart failure showed unilateral skin thickening and a reticular pattern mimicking diffuse carcinoma. Resolution after treatment of the heart failure established the abnormality as secondary to dependent edema.