Ultrasonography of invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast: sonographic patterns and diagnostic value: report of 102 cases.

@article{Chapellier2000UltrasonographyOI,
  title={Ultrasonography of invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast: sonographic patterns and diagnostic value: report of 102 cases.},
  author={Claire Chapellier and Catherine Balu-Maestro and Antoine Bleuse and Francette Ettore and Jean No{\"e}l Bruneton},
  journal={Clinical imaging},
  year={2000},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={333-6}
}
The aim of this study was to define the ultrasonographic (US) features of the invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC). For this purpose, the clinical histories and the mammographic and sonographic findings observed in 102 patients affected by documented ILC were retrospectively reviewed, and the role and value of US in the diagnosis of palpable and nonpalpable breast tumors were evaluated. At US, five proven tumors were not visualized (sensitivity: 95%), while the remaining 97 showed sonographic… CONTINUE READING

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