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Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Complementing the text are illustrations, including ultrasound scans, corresponding mammographic images, and diagrams of key aspects of the examination. If the debris fills the lumen, it can be sometimes mistaken for a solid mass, unless the tubular shape is picked up[ 11 ] [ Figure 4 ].

Table 1 USG suspicious for malignancy. The reason why any lesion is visible on mammography or USG is the relative difference in the density and acoustic impedance of the lesion, respectively, as compared to the surrounding breast tissue. By continuing to use this website you are giving consent to cookies being used.

Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Indian J Radiol Imaging. Abstract A lump in the breast is a cause of great concern.


Some of the nodules may reveal a branching pattern arrows in B.

Does 3-D sonography bring any advantage to noninvasive breast diagnostics? Solid nodule Positive predictive value Spiculation This condition is referred to by many different names: The breadt is usually homogenous and hypoechoic as compared to the breast parenchyma, and there may be low-level internal echoes.

In crosssection Bthe intraductal debris may appear as a focal lesion arrowheads. Sstavros Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Several studies have described the sonographic characteristics commonly seen in benign lesions of the breast: Several studies in the past have addressed the issue of differentiating benign from malignant lesions in the breast.

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Longitudinal image A shows a dilated duct containing inspissated debris arrow is seen. It was initially believed that color Doppler scanning would add to the specificity of USG examination, but this has not proven to be very efficacious; however, in certain situations it does help resolve the issue, particularly when there is significant vascularity present within highly cellular types of malignancies[ 17 ] [ Figure 10 ].

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Ultrasound characterization of breast masses

This is exemplified in women with dense breast tissue, where USG is useful in detecting small breast cancers that are not detected on mammography. Typically, duct ectasia may appear as a single tubular structure filled with fluid or sometimes may show multiple such structures as well.


Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x mm A cyst is seen on USG as a well-defined, round or oval, anechoic structure with a thin wall [ Figure 2A ]. The incidence of malignant change is low.

Ultrasound characterization of breast masses

Fibroadenoma is an estrogen-induced tumor that forms in adolescence. Looking for beautiful books?

Please review our privacy policy. It may be anechoic or may reveal low-level internal echoes and posterior enhancement [ Figure 2D ].

Extended view images A, B show a focal ultrasounr of thickening of the breast parenchyma A with patchy increase in echogenicity arrows and scattered, discrete, thin-walled cysts arrowheads in B.

Buy from another retailer. It is the third stavrow common breast lesion after fibrocystic disease and carcinoma. It may be a chance finding or the patient may present with complaints of increase in the size of the involved breast, though no discretely palpable mass can be made out.

National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. High frequency, high-resolution USG helps in its evaluation.