The radiologic workup of a palpable breast mass

@article{Stein2009TheRW,
  title={The radiologic workup of a palpable breast mass},
  author={Lauren Jordan Alexander Stein and Melanie Chellman-Jeffers},
  journal={Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={76},
  pages={175 - 180}
}
The finding of a palpable breast mass on physical examination often warrants a radiologic workup including directed ultrasonography, diagnostic mammography, and, at times, biopsy with ultrasonographic guidance. The choice of initial imaging study is most often guided by the patient’s age at presentation. Communicating the clinical findings to both the patient and the radiologist helps ensure the selection of the most appropriate imaging studies and helps in the interpretation of those studies… 

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