Breast masses: mammographic evaluation.

  title={Breast masses: mammographic evaluation.},
  author={Edward A. Sickles},
  volume={173 2},
The systematic mammographic evaluation of a breast mass involves independent assessments of its size, location, density, shape, clarity of margins, and interval change from prior examination. Additional fine-detail mammograms should be obtained to facilitate this analysis, especially when an equivocal interpretation is planned. Definitively benign masses (those localized to the skin, of fat density, or of mixed density) will not require more attention. Among the remaining water-density lesions… CONTINUE READING