Apparent ipsilateral decrease in breast size at mammography: a sign of infiltrating lobular carcinoma.

@article{Harvey2000ApparentID,
  title={Apparent ipsilateral decrease in breast size at mammography: a sign of infiltrating lobular carcinoma.},
  author={Jennifer A. Harvey and Robert E. Fechner and Megan M. Moore},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={214 3},
  pages={883-9}
}
PURPOSE To assess if infiltrating lobular carcinoma (ILC) is associated with an ipsilateral mammographic decrease in breast size. MATERIALS AND METHODS Mammographic change in size was evaluated by measuring the distance from the nipple to the pectoralis major muscle on the mediolateral oblique view of the diagnostic mammogram and on a preceding mammogram in 30 patients with ILC. Clinical, mammographic, and histopathologic findings were retrospectively reviewed. RESULTS Five patients (17… CONTINUE READING

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