Ultrasound findings and histological features of ductal carcinoma in situ detected by ultrasound examination alone

@inproceedings{Izumori2010UltrasoundFA,
  title={Ultrasound findings and histological features of ductal carcinoma in situ detected by ultrasound examination alone},
  author={Ayumi Izumori and Koji Takebe and Akira Sato},
  booktitle={Breast cancer},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND With the increasing use of high-resolution ultrasound (US) examination, many breast carcinomas that cannot be identified by mammography (MMG) alone have been detected. Many of these carcinomas are ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and small-sized invasive carcinomas. Until date, DCISs have often been described as palpable masses with calcifications on MMG, but what are the characteristics of DCISs that are detectable by US alone? METHODS One hundred fifty cases with DCIS that we… CONTINUE READING