Category Archives: Ultrasound of the Breast

The changing breast ultrasound results pointing to fibrocystic changes

A lot of patients are fearful of the word “solid” nodules in a breast ultrasound report. If there is no palpable dominant breast mass, the “solid nodules” per se reported on breast ultrasound usually is part of the fibrocystic changes … Continue reading

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ROJoson’s TPORs on Ultrasound and Mammography

ROJoson’s TPORs on Breast Imaging Procedures (Ultrasound and Mammography) Question: Which one is better? A question often asked by lay people. From July 2012 to March 2013, I was able to collect on a consecutive basis (as patients came to … Continue reading

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Usefulness and Limitations of Breast Ultrasound in Palpable Breast Masses

In Patients with palpable breast masses: Ultrasound Sensitivity – 92.5% Cystic mass – 100% Carcinoma – 57.1% Fibroadenoma – 75% http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3172638/   Showing association of sonographic features with benign and malignant masses  Sonographic features Histology diagnosis Malignant n (%) Benign … Continue reading

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Sonographic Reporting of Fibrocystic Breast Changes

For so many years, I have been looking for a document to support my stand on giving out a diagnosis of fibrocystic breast changes despite the presence of reports of solid nodules on ultrasound by the ultrasonographer.  These are in … Continue reading

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