Journal of Korean Society of Ultrasound in Medicine 2011;30(1): 55-57.
Ultrasonographic Finding of Mondor's Disease: A Case Report.
Myungsu Lee, Min Jung Kim, Eun Kyung Kim
Department of Radiology, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea. mines@yuhs.ac
  Published online: March 1, 2011.
ABSTRACT
Mondor's disease is a rare condition involving the breast and anterior chest wall and it is characterized by superficial thrombophlebitis. The usual clinical manifestation of the disease is the acute development of a painful and palpable cord or mass on the breast, and it shows a benign process, but it can be accompanied with malignant disease. On ultrasonography, the lesion is seen as a long tubular anechoic structure with a beaded appearance, and this should be differentiated from a dilated duct or sparganosis. We report here on our experience with a 35-year-old woman who had Mondor's disease with the typical clinical presentation and imaging findings.
Keywords: Breast ultrasonography; Thrombophlebitis
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