MR imaging of ductal carcinoma in situ.

  title={MR imaging of ductal carcinoma in situ.},
  author={Susan G. Orel and Marcilio Mendonça and Carol A. Reynolds and Mitchell D. Schnall and Lawrence J. Solin and Daniel Carl Sullivan},
  volume={202 2},
PURPOSE To investigate the ability of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging to depict ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). MATERIALS AND METHODS Between January 1992 and April 1996, 330 women underwent MR imaging before excisional biopsy. Of these, 101 women had carcinoma, 19 of whom had DCIS. The MR imaging findings in the 19 women were reviewed. RESULTS Thirteen of 19 patients had pure DCIS. The mean lesion diameter was 10 mm (range, 2-22 mm). MR imaging enabled identification of DCIS in 10 (77… CONTINUE READING