Benign breast lesions: Ultrasound

N. Masciadri, C. Ferranti

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Abstract

Benign breast diseases constitute a heterogeneous group of lesions arising in the mammary epithelium or in other mammary tissues, and they may also be linked to vascular, inflammatory or traumatic pathologies. Most lesions found in women consulting a physician are benign. Ultrasound (US) diagnostic criteria indicating a benign lesion are described as well as US findings in the most frequent benign breast lesions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-65
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Ultrasound
Volume14
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2011

Keywords

  • Benign breast lesions
  • Breast
  • Ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Internal Medicine

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