Lack of efficacy of xeromammography in preoperatively detecting lobular carcinoma in situ of the breast
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The medical records of fourteen patients with LCIS were reviewed to correlate the clinical, xeromammographic, and pathologic findings. The patients' xeromammograms were negative for findings associated with LCIS in 81% of the breasts that yielded biopsies positive for LCIS. Xeromammography does not appear to have improved our ability to identify patients with LCIS.
Keywordsbreast cancer lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) xeromammography
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