Metastases to intramammary lymph nodes in patients with breast cancer: sonographic findings.

@article{EdeikenMonroe2008MetastasesTI,
  title={Metastases to intramammary lymph nodes in patients with breast cancer: sonographic findings.},
  author={Beth S. Edeiken-Monroe and Douglas P Monroe and Brett J. Monroe and Kristine Arnljot and Maria Giaccomazza and Nour Sneige and Bruno D. Fornage},
  journal={Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU},
  year={2008},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={279-85}
}
PURPOSE To describe the sonographic characteristics of intramammary lymph node metastasis (ILNM) in patients with breast cancer and to assess the value of sonography and sonographically guided fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) in their diagnosis. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the charts and films of 19 women with biopsy-documented ILNM who were seen in our breast diagnostic center between December 1999 and July 2003. The sonographic appearance of the nodes was analyzed and correlated… CONTINUE READING