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Table 2 Description of ultrasonographic findings

From: Breast cancer diagnosed before the 40 years: imaging findings and correlation with histology and molecular subtype

Sonographic findings (n = 115) n %
 Mass 86 74,8
 Mass with calcifications 15 13.0
 Mass with architectural distortion 4 3,5
 Architectural distortion 1 0,9
 Architectural distortion with calcifications 1 0,9
 Mass with architectural distortion and calcifications 4 3,5
 Negative findings 4 3,5
Masses (n = 109) n %
 Shape
  Round 2 1,8
  Oval 36 32,9
  Irregular 59 54,1
 Margin
  Circunscribed 28 25,7
  Indistinct 38 34,8
  Angulated 3 2,7
  Microlobulated 7 6,4
  Spiculated 11 10
 Echo Pattern
  Hypoecoic 86 74,8
  Isoecoic 1 0,9
  Hyperecoic 1 0,9
  Complex cystic and solid 11 9,6
Associated Features (n = 115)
 None 70 60,9
 Edema 1 0,9
 Axillary adenopathy 23 20
 Axillary adenopathy and edema 1 0,9
 Skin thickening and retraction 1 0,9
 Skin thickening, edema and axillary adenopathy 3 2,6
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