Mammography: Guide to Interpreting, Reporting and Auditing by V. Lattanzio;G. Simonetti

By V. Lattanzio;G. Simonetti

Breast melanoma screening via mammography has proved to be the one technique of decreasing mortality from this ailment by way of up to 30-50% all over the world. notwithstanding, regardless of the common usage of screening mammography and the consistently turning out to be variety of examinations played each day, the translation of mammograms is still mostly subjective and isn't even continually transparent. the present terminology continues to be faraway from standardized and is frequently even beside the point. this can be in part as a result of a scarcity of whole wisdom of mammographic symptoms and the way to file them in transparent, right language. The middle of this publication contains fine quality pictures that in actual fact exhibit general breast good points and pathologic abnormalities, therefore delivering crucial visible help for radiologists studying mammograms.

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Detail of mediolateral oblique projection Mediolateral oblique projection 33 CIRCUMSCRIBED OPACITY Lobulated shape This spot compression view shows a circumscribed lobulated opacity with sharp margins and high density. Detail of the craniocaudal projection 34 CIRCUMSCRIBED OPACITY Lobulated shape This spot compression view shows two circumscribed lobulated opacities with sharp margins and high density. 35 CIRCUMSCRIBED OPACITY Irregular shape Deep in the centre is a circumscribed low-density opacity, irregular in shape, with margins ill defined posteriorly and blurred anteriorly by breast tissue (A).

Detail of the craniocaudal projection Detail of the craniocaudal projection 51 CIRCUMSCRIBED OPACITY Mixed density An oval mass lesion is seen superiorly; regular margins, mixed density, and an eccentric radiolucent notch due to fat at the hilum (axillary lymph node). Magnification view Lateral projection 52 CIRCUMSCRIBED OPACITY Mixed density An oval fat-containing mass lesion with sharp, regular margins and a radiolucent rim almost entirely enclosing it. Inside it, radiolucent areas are mixed with circumscribed opacities, looking like a "slice of salami" (fibroadenolipoma or hamartoma).

These are caused by aspecific adenopathies and are not a sign of malignancy. Magnification views 21 MAMMOGRAPHIC SIGNS MAMMOGRAPHIC SIGNS The detection and identification of elementary mammographic signs form the basis for correctly interpreting breast pathologies and describing them accurately in the mammographic report. The specific features are the basis for classifying the lesions as either benign or malignant. e. the odds that a mammographic sign is associated with or actually shows a cancerous lesion.

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