Mondors disease

What is Mondors disease?

Mondor’s disease is a superficial thrombophlebitis involving the breast. It classically presents as a superficial painful cord and is a self-limiting condition that will resolve in 1 to 2 weeks with supportive care. It has been associated with prior surgery, trauma, biopsy, inflammatory processes, and breast cancer. On US, a tubular structure with no flow is seen that is firm to palpation, representing a thrombosed breast vein.


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