BREAST IMAGING

Calcifications Made Easy

Aug 25, 2019 by in BREAST IMAGING Comments Off on Calcifications Made Easy

Your children have finally learned to get their own cereal in the morning. But yikes, what is that stuff on the kitchen floor? You start to reach for a paper…

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The Recalled Patient: Now What?

Aug 25, 2019 by in BREAST IMAGING Comments Off on The Recalled Patient: Now What?

Let’s see. A screening recall. Is it a real finding? It looks kind of ugly on the screening views. The mediolateral oblique (MLO) spot looks fine, but the craniocaudal (CC)…

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Mammographic Asymmetries

Aug 25, 2019 by in BREAST IMAGING Comments Off on Mammographic Asymmetries

Almost lunchtime. Need to finish the screening board first. Could that little area on the left craniocaudal (CC) be new? I don’t see anything on the mediolateral oblique (MLO). I’ll…

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Architectural Distortion

Aug 25, 2019 by in BREAST IMAGING Comments Off on Architectural Distortion

A radiologist friend from another city called one day and asked for a review of his wife’s mammogram. She had been recalled from screening, told that the findings were probably…

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Multiple Masses

Aug 25, 2019 by in BREAST IMAGING Comments Off on Multiple Masses

Multiple masses. Sigh. Do you hate these? Take a deep breath and lean into it. These masses are really not that hard to assess. They are almost always benign, BI-RADS…

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The First Question

Aug 25, 2019 by in BREAST IMAGING Comments Off on The First Question

The first question that a radiologist should consider when interpreting any study is, “Is this an adequate study?” That topic encompasses many points in breast imaging: • Is this the…

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