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sonographic assessment of the symptomatic breast – a pictorial review

  • d. c. howlett (a1), n. d. p. marchbank (a1) and s. m. allan (a1)
    • Published online: 14 September 2005

ultrasound serves as an essential adjunct to mammography and clinical examination in symptomatic breast evaluation and is the initial imaging modality of choice in some patient groups.

in this review the role of ultrasound in the assessment of the symptomatic breast is discussed and examples of a variety of breast pathologies illustrated.

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correspondence to: d. c. howlett, department of radiology, eastbourne district general hospital, kings drive, eastbourne, east sussex, bn21 2ud, uk. tel: 144 (0)1323 417400, ext 4015; fax: 144 (0)1323 414933; e-mail:
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Journal of Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging
  • ISSN: 1460-4728
  • EISSN: 1467-1123
  • URL: /core/journals/journal-of-diagnostic-radiography-and-imaging
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