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The mass is equal dense compared to the fibroglandular tissue.

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Both diagnoses are concordant with the mammographic findings. When there is a significant finding use the descriptors in the table. Nevertheless the patient rsds the clinician preferred removal, because the radiologist was not able to present a clear differential diagnosis.

Like BI-RADS 1, this is a normal assessment, but here, the interpreter chooses to describe a benign finding in the mammography report, like: Special cases – dads with a unique diagnosis or pathognomonic ultrasound appearance: Segmental or linear arrangement of fine linear calcifications.

There is one exception of the rule: Technology February 05, Scattered areas of fibroglandular density.

This is a benign finding. In the BI-RADS edition the assignment of the breast composition is changed into a, b, c and d-categories followed by a description:.


Architectural distortion The term architectural distortion is evition, when the normal architecture is distorted with no definite mass visible. Indication for examination Referral from general practitioner.

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The table shows a summary of the mammography and ultrasound lexicon. Use in the presence of suspicious unilateral lymphadenopathy without abnormalities in the breast Do use Category 4a in findings as: Only the size of the most important cyst 1 should be mentioned. This could be for instance ectopic glandular tissue within a heterogeneously dense breast.

Obscured or partially obscured, when the margin is hidden by superimposed fibroglandular tissue. Fat-containing lesions such as oil cysts, lipomas, galactoceles and mixed-density hamartomas. When additional imaging studies are completed, a final assessment is made.

There may be variability within breast imaging practices, members of a group practice should agree upon a consistent policy for documenting. News Enterprise Imaging November 02, Ultrasound not shown detected multiple small masses that proved to be adenocarcinoma.

Asymmetries Findings that represent unilateral deposits of fibroglandulair tissue not conforming to the definition of a mass. Associated features Associated features are things that are seen in association with ztlas findings like masses, asymmetries and calcifications.

Simple cyst Complicated cyst Clustered microcysts Mass in or on skin Foreign body including implants Lympnodes- intramammary Lymph nodes- axillary Vascular abnormalities Postsurgical fluid collection Fat necrosis.

Bi-RADS for Mammography and Ultrasound 2013

These descriptors are arranged according to the risk of malignancy:. Distribution of calcifications The arrangement of editioh, the distribution, is at least as important as morphology. Then use Category 4c.


The arrangement of calcifications, the distribution, is at least as important as morphology.

Then use Category 2. The breasts are almost entirely fatty. Here images of a biopsy proven malignancy. The mass is evidently in another region of the breast. These descriptors are arranged according to the risk of malignancy: Right breast, 9 o’clock position, middle third of the breast.

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This proved to be multifocal DCIS with areas of invasive carcinoma. Now a vacuum assisted biopsy has to be performed of the calcifications, because maybe we atlass dealing with DCIS in one area and an invasive carcinoma in another area.

Local compression views and ultrasound did not show any mass. The images show a fat-containing lesion with a popcorn-like calcification. Always make sure that a mass that is found on physical examination is the same as the mass that is found with mammography or ultrasound.

Here a non-palpable sharply defined mass with a group of punctate calcifications.