Avatar universal

What is architectural distortions?

I had a mammogram that showed up architectural distortions.  They gave me a birad rating of 4. Next I had an ultrasound that showed nothing. Now they want me to have a biopsy.  If nothing showed on the ultrasound, looks like they would wait and do a recheck later instead of a biopsy
1 Responses
Sort by: Helpful Oldest Newest
707563 tn?1626361905
These are clinical features that could indicate breast cancer on a mammogram. It's a good sign that they didn't find anything on the ultrasound, but I'm confused what they want to biopsy if nothing showed on the US, and they said if nothing showed on the US, they'd wait and recheck?

But my advice, and I'm not a doctor or nurse, is to let them biopsy it, if you have any questions on this. You have a birad of 4, and it's better to know than wait and wonder.

These may help explain this:




Helpful - 0
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the Breast Cancer Community

Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
A quick primer on the different ways breast cancer can be treated.
Diet and digestion have more to do with cancer prevention than you may realize
From mammograms to personal hygiene, learn the truth about these deadly breast cancer rumors.
Breast cancer is not an inevitability. From what you eat and drink to how much you exercise, learn what you can do to slash your risk.
Herpes sores blister, then burst, scab and heal.
Herpes spreads by oral, vaginal and anal sex.