BREAST IMAGING

Difficult Cases

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

                                   Category: Diagnostic Gray-scale ultrasonography demonstrating large, highly suspicious mass in the right superior breast with “posterior acoustic shadowing” that corresponds to the mammogram finding. T1-weighted postcontrast sequence demonstrates the additional…

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Cases

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

1. If there is a one-view-only asymmetry, what could be the next step? 2. If a patient was in the office at the time of the exam, what could be…

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Regulatory/Standards of Care

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3 The approximate expected number of cancers that should be found in 1,000 initial screening mammograms is A. 1 to 2 B. 6 to 10 C. 11 to 14 D. 15 to 19 E. 20 to…

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Breast Cancer Screening

Mar 16, 2017 by in BREAST IMAGING Comments Off on Breast Cancer Screening

A. Described as cigar shaped B. Present in males and females C. Seen on the CC and true lateral projections only D. Associated with tubular carcinoma 3a A 61-year-old female presents for a screening mammogram….

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Breast Intervention

Mar 16, 2017 by in BREAST IMAGING Comments Off on Breast Intervention

A. A B. B C. C D. D 2 You are attempting a stereotactic biopsy on a patient with calcifications very close to the chest wall and difficult to image with the patient prone. What…

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Physics Related to Breast Imaging

Mar 16, 2017 by in BREAST IMAGING Comments Off on Physics Related to Breast Imaging

A. Shorter exposure time B. Increased spatial resolution C. Decreased glandular dose D. Increased contrast E. Decrease density ANSWERS AND EXPLANATIONS 1 Answer A. Grids are used routinely in mammography to increase image contrast. Most mammography systems…

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Ultrasound of Male Breast Cancer

Sep 12, 2016 by in BREAST IMAGING Comments Off on Ultrasound of Male Breast Cancer

Fig. 4.1 Breast carcinoma in a man. (a) Photo. (b) Scheme Despite characteristic features, only one third of men with breast cancer visit their doctor within 1 month after detection…

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