The hook sign for differential diagnosis of malignant from benign lesions in magnetic resonance mammography: experience in a study of 1084 histologically verified cases.

@article{Dietzel2010TheHS,
  title={The hook sign for differential diagnosis of malignant from benign lesions in magnetic resonance mammography: experience in a study of 1084 histologically verified cases.},
  author={Matthias Dietzel and Pascal A. Baltzer and Tibor Vag and Mieczyslaw Gajda and Oumar Camara and Werner A. Kaiser},
  journal={Acta radiologica},
  year={2010},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={137-43}
}
BACKGROUND The hook sign (HS) has recently been introduced as a new descriptor for differential diagnosis in magnetic resonance mammography (MRM). PURPOSE To analyze the diagnostic value of HS in a large collection of 1084 cases. MATERIAL AND METHODS This study was approved by the local ethics committee, and 1084 consecutive lesions (no manipulations of the breast up to 12 months before MRM) with histological verification after MRM were included. HS was analyzed according to standard study… CONTINUE READING

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