International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Comparative Studies | Radiology and Medical Imaging Sciences | India | Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023

Evaluation of Palpable Breast Mass Using Sonography, Mammography and Combined Sonomammography

Dr. Mohammad Zainul Abedeen

Abstract: The leading cause of non preventable cancer death among women is still considered to be Breast cancers. Therefore any palpable mass in Breast region should be thoroughly evaluated through, History Taking Physical Examination and Mammography to rule out the potentially leathel outcomes in the later stages. Mammographic examination of Human breast is a widely accepted and a well defined technique employed for the imaging of the clinically suspected breast lesions also in the screening of the breast cancers. However in the patients with Dense breast, sonography has been proven to be beneficial in characterizing a Mammographically detected palpable abnormality. Sonography and mammography (sonomammography) when employed together for the evaluation of breast mass, it significantly improves the sensitivity and specificity.

Keywords: Palpable Breast Mass, Sonography, Mammography, Sonomammography

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023,

Pages: 911 - 916

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