Localization and Significance of Clinically Occult Breast Lesions: Experience with 469 Needle-Guided Biopsies
As the use of mammography has become ubiquitous in medical practice, radiographic findings in the absence of a palpable mass have been recognized as valid indications for a breast biopsy. When the radiologist’s observations provoke the recommendation for biopsy, the surgeon’s objectives must be to insure the removal of the entire suspicious area for precise histologic examination while removing the minimum volume of contiguous normal breast tissue.
KeywordsLobular Carcinoma Axillary Dissection Epithelial Proliferation Suspicious Area Lobular Neoplasia
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