a cyst is discovered by ultrasound, aspiration is not generally recommended
unless the cyst looks unusual on the ultrasound image.
may also be done if the patient wants to relieve physical or emotional
discomfort caused by the cyst.
ultrasound shows that the cyst may contain material other than fluid,
the doctor may recommend aspirating the cyst.
is done using ultrasound guidance to make sure the cyst is completely
drained. Read about ultrasound-guided breast cyst aspiration.
cysts don't require treatment unless a cyst is large and painful or
otherwise uncomfortable. In that case, draining the fluid from a breast
cyst can ease your symptoms.
for cyst aspiration include:
confirm the lump is fluid-filled.
2. To prevent the cyst from hiding another change that could occur
in the breast.
3. To reduce discomfort if the cyst is painful.
4. To remove the presence of a noticeable lump.
of breast cysts is a diagnostic and therapeutic measure.