The sternalis muscle: an unusual normal finding seen on mammography.

  title={The sternalis muscle: an unusual normal finding seen on mammography.},
  author={Frege Bradley and Herbert C. Hoover and C. Hulka and Gary J. Whitman and KATHLEEN A. MCCARTHY and Deborah Ann Hall and Richard H. Moore and Daniel B. Kopans},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  volume={166 1},
OBJECTIVE We studied the appearance of the sternalis muscle on mammography and on CT and MR imaging. To our knowledge, this is the first description of this normal anatomic variant. An approach is provided that permits differentiation of the sternalis from significant pathology. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Between January 1992 and December 1994, four women of an estimated 32,000 who had mammograms at the Massachusetts General Hospital had an unusual, irregular structure visible medially on the… CONTINUE READING


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