Utility of second-look ultrasound in the management of incidental enhancing lesions detected by breast MR imaging

@article{Carbognin2010UtilityOS,
  title={Utility of second-look ultrasound in the management of incidental enhancing lesions detected by breast MR imaging},
  author={Giovanni Carbognin and Valentina Girardi and Christiane C Calciolari and Andr{\'e} Brandalise and Franco Bonetti and Anna Rita Russo and Roberto Pozzi Mucelli},
  journal={La radiologia medica},
  year={2010},
  volume={115},
  pages={1234-1245}
}
To assess the utility of second-look ultrasound (US) for identifying and characterising incidental enhancing lesions detected by breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). From among 655 consecutive breast MRI studies, 62 lesions (MRI visible, nonpalpable, occult at first-look US and mammography) were recommended for second-look US. MRI enhancement of lesions was mass-like in 59 cases (95%) and non-mass-like in three (5%). Forty-two lesions (68%) were ≤10 mm; only three lesions (5%) were >20 mm… CONTINUE READING

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