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Non-mass-like lesions on breast ultrasonography: a systematic review

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This article reviews various non-mass-like ultrasonography (US) findings of the breast and the sonographic-pathologic correlation with Doppler techniques, elastography, and MRI. High-resolution US allows for identification of small, clinically occult non-mass-like US findings. Ductal carcinoma in situ and invasive lobular carcinoma usually manifest as a non-mass-like lesion on US. It is useful to classify non-mass-like lesions on US in a similar manner to the classification of non-mass-like enhancement on MRI.

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Uematsu, T. Non-mass-like lesions on breast ultrasonography: a systematic review. Breast Cancer 19, 295–301 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12282-012-0364-z

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