BREAST IMAGING

Evaluation and Imaging Features of Benign Breast Masses

Apr 14, 2017 by in BREAST IMAGING Comments Off on Evaluation and Imaging Features of Benign Breast Masses

LEARNING OBJECTIVES    1.  Patient history to consider when evaluating and considering differentials for a breast mass    2.  Evaluation (imaging) algorithm for clinically or mammographically detected breast masses    3.  Features of masses to consider…

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Breast Calcifications

Apr 8, 2017 by in BREAST IMAGING Comments Off on Breast Calcifications

LEARNING OBJECTIVES    1.  Describe the appropriate evaluation of breast calcifications that cannot be classified as benign on screening images    2.  Features of benign breast calcifications and appropriate descriptors    3.  Descriptors used for the…

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Miscellaneous Mammographic Findings

Apr 8, 2017 by in BREAST IMAGING Comments Off on Miscellaneous Mammographic Findings

LEARNING OBJECTIVES    1.  Diffuse changes in the breasts on mammography, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)    2.  Benign causes of diffuse changes in the breast    3.  Malignant causes of diffuse changes in the…

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The Male Breast

Apr 8, 2017 by in BREAST IMAGING Comments Off on The Male Breast

LEARNING OBJECTIVES    1.  Presentation, imaging findings, and potential causes of gynecomastia    2.  Risk factors for breast cancer in men    3.  Imaging findings in men with breast cancer    4.  Metastatic disease to the breast in…

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Communication and Accountability in Breast Imaging

Apr 8, 2017 by in BREAST IMAGING Comments Off on Communication and Accountability in Breast Imaging

LEARNING OBJECTIVES    1.  Communication    2.  The mammography report         •  Required components for reports—report organization         •  Assessment categories—BI-RADS    3.  The probably benign concept         •  Definition of concept         •  Appropriate uses of this designation         •  Imaging algorithm for patients with…

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Difficult Cases

Mar 16, 2017 by in BREAST IMAGING Comments Off on Difficult Cases

1. What BI-RADS classification should be used here? 2. What are the possible diagnostic imaging exams to work up this finding? 3. What type of biopsy would you recommend? 4….

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