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hypoechoic nodule

can breast hypoechoic nodule disappear?
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Dear LK13,  Hypoechoic is a description of how a mass or nodule looks on an ultrasound.  A solid mass appears on an ultrasound as hypoechoic.  The most common type of solid mass seen on an ultrasound is a benign breast tumor (not cancer) called a fibroadenoma.  It is possible that over time a fibroadenoma would disappear and it is estimated that in 50% of the cases that may happen in 5 years time.  Fibroadenoma's in themselves can be left alone to resolve on there own.  The concern is whether or not we are sure a breast nodule is a fibroadenoma.  If there is a concern that it may be something more serious biopsy would likely be recommended.

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