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Breast imaging of the pregnant and lactating patient: imaging modalities and pregnancy-associated breast cancer.
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PMID:  23345353     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this article is to review key clinical, histologic, and imaging features of pregnancy-associated breast cancer. A discussion of imaging modalities, including mammography, ultrasound, and MRI, and imaging-based interventions available for evaluating this population is provided.
CONCLUSION: Successful detection of pregnancy-associated breast cancer requires knowledge of key clinical and imaging features of pregnancy-associated breast carcinoma and selection of the appropriate imaging workup and intervention.
Reena Vashi; Regina Hooley; Reni Butler; Jaime Geisel; Liane Philpotts
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  200     ISSN:  1546-3141     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-24     Completed Date:  2013-04-04     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  321-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Breast Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  epidemiology,  pathology
Diagnosis, Differential
Diagnostic Imaging*
Neoplasm Staging
Pregnancy Complications, Neoplastic / diagnosis*,  epidemiology,  pathology

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