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Mammography time risk of breast cancer from 1

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Unformatted text preview: cious abnormalities 25-35%. Mammography time risk of breast cancer from 1 mammogram. 40-49 y/o: 2/mil, 50-59 y/o: 1/mil. Risk of dying from Breast cancer, 40-49: 700/mil, 50-59: 1000/mil. Life radiation risk ConventionMarker (l/r/cc/mlo) always placed by axillary tail/lateral breast. labeling of Breast radiographs MLO view Depicts most tissue. Must visualize posterior nipple line (perpendicular line from pec through nipple) and inframammary fold. CC view Pec visualized central on the film (only occurs at 30%) with nipple in profile at 1 cm from image edge. Associated Fibrocystic Change. Fibrosis adenosis. Sclerosing adenosis. Epithelial hyperplasia. Cysts. Apocrine metaplasia. Atypical hyperplasia. with indeterminate calcifications Differential Hormone therapy (bilateral). Inflammatory cancer (skin thickening). Radiation therapy (at 6 months). Diffuse mastitis. Lymphatic/venous obstruction. for increased breast density Intracapsular versus Extracapsular implant Rupturefree. Mammography can't detect intracapsular silicone rupture (MR). Intravascular: contained. Extravascular: DescriptionTriangular or flame shaped area of subglandular tissue with interspersed fat. Unilateral more common than bilateral. of Gynecomastia Causes of gynecomastiadisease. Meds (cimetidine, thiazides, digitalis). Marijuana. Testicular, adrenal, or pituitary tumor. Chronic liver...
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