Case report: Breast emphysema Olgu sunumu: Meme amfizemi

Bayrak I. K., Yalin T., Özmen Z., Kökçü F.

Ondokuz Mayis Universitesi Tip Dergisi, vol.24, no.1, pp.20-22, 2007 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Journal Name: Ondokuz Mayis Universitesi Tip Dergisi
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.20-22
  • Keywords: Breast emphysema, Mammography, Ultrasonography
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated: Yes


As in all soft tissues of the body, emphysema can also be seen in breast. When air in breast is localised. in some mammographic projections it can mimic fibroadenolipoma with it's relatively well circumscribed, lobuleted and radiolucent view with internal densities. In this case we discussed mammographic and ultrasonographic findings of a woman with breast emphysema.