Breast Imaging: Case Review Series by Emily Conant, Cecilia Brennecke

By Emily Conant, Cecilia Brennecke

This new quantity within the renowned Case overview sequence in Radiology sequence studies a whole diversity of scientific concerns in breast imaging, together with mammographic positioning, calcifications, FNA, and ultrasound visual appeal of plenty. nearly two hundred situations, with one to 4 unknown pictures and corresponding questions, probe your wisdom of a wide selection of subject matters within the box. Accompanying solutions, observation, and references assist you to realize a greater figuring out of the way the right kind prognosis was once reached. full of 1000s of high quality pictures, this reasonable, easy-to-use source deals a great way to sharpen your diagnostic abilities and learn for exams.Features a easy case layout to facilitate the fast position and assessment of particular information.Divides situations into commencing around, reasonable online game, and problem different types permitting you to evaluate your talent at 3 assorted degrees of complexity.Includes an inventory of questions following each one case - with solutions and rationales - plus a quick dialogue emphasizing attribute imaging gains, differential diagnostic issues, and key issues of medical information.Provides special remark and chosen valuable references on each one topic.Includes cross-references to Breast Imaging: The standards, by means of Debra Ikeda, MD.

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4. What is the BI-RADS category? 45 A N S W E R S CASE 22 Neurofibromatosis the skin. Frequently, the breasts are difficult to evaluate on mammography due to the numerous masses, and through imaging is necessary because these patients often have a very difficult clinical exam. If there is concern over any mass not being on the skin, metallic markers may be placed and ultrasound may be necessary. Ultrasound images, if performed, may show intracutaneous lesions, as in this case. Care must be taken to adjust the focal zones and depth of the ultrasound to image the near field as well as the deeper tissue to exclude concomitant breast lesions.

Cross-Reference Ikeda, Breast Imaging: THE REQUISITES, p 14. Comment The artifact, which appears as a high-density speck, is seen on the MLO image and is due to a piece of dust or debris that is positioned between the film and the 30 CASE 15 CC view, case 2 CC view, case 1 1. An artifact is seen against the chest wall in the cranial caudal view of case 1. What is this artifact? 2. What is necessary to complete this study? 3. Case 2 shows a linear high-density speck (circle) that was seen on all four images of the study.

What pertinent clinical questions should be asked of the patient? 3. Is ultrasound indicated in this patient? 4. Discuss management of the clinical situation and the appropriate final BI-RADS category. 15 A N S W E R S CASE 7 Hormone Replacement Therapy MLO, premenopausal MLO, postmenopausal 1. The right breast image shows an increase in density and size. Previously, the breasts had scattered fibroglandular densities, and now they are heterogeneously dense. not the skin (no edema or skin thickening) is exogenous hormonal therapy, as in this case.

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