A 45-year-old woman previously fit and well, developed a pseudoaneurysm of the breast following core needle biopsy. She was ultimately reassured and discharged without further intervention. Pseudoaneurysm is a rare complication of core needle biopsy which, contrary to previously published cases, can be managed conservatively.
- breast surgery
- interventional radiology
- vascular surgery
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Contributors This case report was written by TR. It was edited following advice from MC-B. There were no further contributors.
Competing interests None declared.
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