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Posterior acoustic shadowing in benign breast lesions: sonographic-pathologic correlation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14756356     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: To show a variety of benign breast lesions that exhibit posterior acoustic shadowing on sonography. METHODS: The cases illustrate a variety of pathologic breast conditions that were collected at a referral breast center at a tertiary medical center. RESULTS: A variety of pathologic conditions are discussed, with pathologic-imaging correlation. CONCLUSIONS: Although posterior acoustic shadowing is a sonographic feature that is most commonly associated with mammary malignancies, this sonographic finding may also be seen with benign breast lesions.
Susan P Weinstein; Emily F Conant; Carolyn Mies; Geza Acs; Steven Lee; Chandra Sehgal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0278-4297     ISO Abbreviation:  J Ultrasound Med     Publication Date:  2004 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-02-03     Completed Date:  2004-05-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8211547     Medline TA:  J Ultrasound Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  73-83     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-4283, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Breast Diseases / pathology,  ultrasonography*
Breast Neoplasms / pathology,  ultrasonography*
Diagnosis, Differential
Middle Aged
Ultrasonography, Mammary*

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