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Chapter-02 Breast—Mammographic Differential Diagnosis

BOOK TITLE: Differential Diagnosis in Radiology

Author
1. Rastogi Rajul
2. Bhargava Sumeet
3. Bhargava Satish K
4. Gupta Pushpender
ISBN
9789351521730
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/12115_2
Edition
2/e
Publishing Year
2014
Pages
22
Author Affiliations
1. University College of Medical Sciences (Delhi University), Delhi, Yash Diagnostic Center, Civil Lines, Moradabad, India, University College of Medical Sciences and GTB Hospital, New Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences (Delhi University) and associated GTB Hospital, Delhi, India, At present, Yash Diagnostic Hospital and Research Center, Civil Lines, Kanth Road, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India, University College of Medical Sciences (University of Delhi) and GTB Hospital, Delhi, Yash Diagnostic Center, Moradabad, UP, University College of Medical Sciences (University of Delhi) and GTB Hospital, Dilshad Garden, Delhi, India; Yash Diagnostic Center, Civil Lines, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India, Yash Hospital and Research Center, Moradabad (UP); University College of Medical Sciences (Delhi University) and GTB Hospital, Delhi, Yash Diagnostic Center, Civil Lines, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India, Yash Diagnostic Center, Yash Hospital & Research Center, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India, Teerthanker Mahaveer
2. University College of Medical Sciences (Delhi University), Delhi, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India, University College of Medical Sciences (Delhi University) and associated GTB Hospital, Delhi, India, At present, Dewan Chandra Satya Pal Aggarwal Imaging Center, 10-B, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi, India, All India Institute of Medicle Sciences, New Delhi, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, University College of Medical, Sciences (Delhi University) and GTB Hospital, Delhi, University College of Medical, Sciences (Delhi University)and GTB Hospital, Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences (Delhi University) and GTB Hospital, Delhi, Subharti Medical College, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India, LLR Medical College, Meerut, (UP), Rama Medical College and Superspecialty Hospital, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
3. University College of Medical Sciences, (University of Delhi) and GTB Hospital, Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences, (Delhi University) and GTB Hospital, Dilshad Garden, Delhi, India, Univeristy College of Medical Sciences (University of Delhi) and GTB Hospital, Dilshad Garden, Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences (University of Delhi) and GTB Hospital, Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences (Delhi University) and GTB Hospital, Delhi, India, University College of Medical Sciences (Delhi University) and GTB Hospital, Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences, (University of Delhi) and GTB Hospital, Dilshad Garden, Delhi, India, University College of Medical, Sciences (Delhi University) and GTB Hospital, Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences (University of Delhi) and GTB Hospital, Delhi, India, Delhi, School of Medical Sciences and Research, Sharda Hospital, Sharda University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India, University College of Medical Sciences (University of Delhi)
4. University College of Medical Sciences (University of Delhi) and GTB Hospital, Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences (Delhi University) and GTB Hospital, Delhi, India, Wake Forest University Baptist, Medical Center, Medical Center, Boulevard, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Bouleward, Winston-Salem, NC27157, USA, University College of Medical Sciences, (University of Delhi) and GTB Hospital, Delhi, Wake Forest University, Baptist Medical Center, Medical Center Boulevard Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
Chapter keywords
Galactocele, fibroadenolipoma, serosanguineous nipple discharge, complex sclerosing lesion, craniocaudal mammogram, summation shadows, calcification

Abstract

Diagnosis of using low energy x-rays is called mammography. The most commonly diagnosed lesions are circumscribes radiolucent lesion, mixed density lesion, radiopaque, phylloides tumor, post surgical scar, fat necrosis, breast abscess. The infections, diagnosis and treatment for few disorders to mention are lipoma which is usually solitary and found in older women, oil cyst usually single or multiple of 2-3 cm. Radiopaque is a simple cyst arising in female of 40 years or more in age with low soft tissue density mass often multiple and bilateral and 1–3 cm in diameter. Phylloides tumor with large, round, oval or polylobulated and sharply outlined lesion which can recur if not completely excised. Benign breast calcification is characterized by hollow spherical structure with a thin calcific rim and can occur in idiopathic fat necrosis small and several centimeters across.

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