Breast development in pediatric patients from birth to puberty: physiology, pathology and imaging correlation

@article{Restrepo2021BreastDI,
  title={Breast development in pediatric patients from birth to puberty: physiology, pathology and imaging correlation},
  author={Ricardo Restrepo and Luisa F. Cervantes and Alexa M. Swirsky and Alejandro D{\'i}az},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={2021},
  volume={51},
  pages={1959 - 1969}
}
Breast tissue undergoes a series of changes from birth to puberty. The majority of the changes are transient, related to physiological hormonal changes. Although the breast is identical in both sexes at birth, its histology and development will eventually differ. It is important for radiologists to have a basic understanding of endocrinological changes and appearance on imaging to avoid potential pitfalls, particularly on ultrasound, which is the primary modality used to evaluate the breast. 

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