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Breast Cancer: A Guide to Detection and Multidisciplinary by Michael H. Torosian

By Michael H. Torosian

Fox Chase melanoma heart, Philadelphia, PA. positive aspects cutting-edge tips on all kinds of breast melanoma therapy and experiences present controversies and on-going study within the box. offers an evaluate of breast-conserving remedy with and with out radiation remedy. DNLM: Breast Neoplasms--therapy.

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Note marked increase in peripheral calcifications around three lipid cysts. 1. INDICATIONS The indications for breast sonography are well-established: 1. To characterize palpable or nonpalpable breast masses as either cystic or solid 2. To provide an initial triage of palpable abnormalities in young (usually under age 30) or pregnant women 3. To evaluate a mammographic abnormality further 4. To localize or confirm a subtle or questionable mammographic finding 5. To provide real-time guidance for interventional breast procedures.

A) These tiny calcifications are referred to as punctate, like small grains of sand. They most likely formed in the lobules of the breast acini. (B) Although slightly differing in size, these calcifications are round and very smooth in contour, supporting a benign etiology. However, in a dense breast, or with a characteristically subtle lesion such as invasive lobular carcinoma, mammographic evaluation may not be able to determine the true extent of disease and may not visualize multicentric and multifocal disease.

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