Diagnostic Imaging: Breast

Diagnostic Imaging: Breast

By Wendie A. Berg, MD, Breast Imaging Consultant, American Radiology Services, Johns Hopkins Green Spring, Lutherville, MD; Robyn L. Birdwell, MD, Associate Professor of Radiology, Division Head, Breast Imaging, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; Anne Kennedy, MD, Director of Women's Imaging, University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics, Salt Lake City, Utah; Brett T. Parkinson, MD, Imaging Director, Intermountain Healthcare, Breast Service; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Radiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT; Eva Gombos, MD, Instructor in Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Brighan and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; Gretchen Green, MD, MMS, Clinical Fellow in Women's Imaging, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Mark D. Kettler, MD, Director of Breast Imaging, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR; Sughra Raza, MD, Radiology, Cancer Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Radiology, Boston, MA; and Shih-chang Wang, BSc(Med), MBBS(Hons Sydney), FRANZCR, Associate Professor and Chief of Radiology, National University Hospital, Singapore


Part I: Anatomy

Section 1: Breast

Section 2: Axilla

Section 3: Musculature


Part II: Imaging Modalities

Section 1: BI-RADS? Lexicon

Section 2: Mammography

Section 3: Quality Assurance in Mammography

Section 4: Ultrasound

Section 5: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Section 6: Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

Section 7: Tomosynthesis

Section 8: Other Imaging Modalities


Part III: Breast Cancer: Basic Treatment, Basic Tenets

Section 1: Staging

Section 2: Pathology

Section 3: Surgery

Section 4: Radiation Therapy

Section 5: Oncology


Part IV: Diagnoses

Section 1: Lesion Imaging Characteristics

Subsection 1: Mass, Favoring Benign

Subsection 2: Mass, Intermediate Concern

Subsection 3: Mass, Favoring Malignant

Subsection 4: Mass Lesions, Cystic Benign

Subsection 5: Mass Lesions, Cystic, Indeterminate

Subsection 6: Calcifications, Benign Morphology

Subsection 7: Calcifications, Morphology Favoring Benign

Subsection 8: Calcifications, Intermediate Concern

Subsection 9: Calcifications, Suspicious Morphology

Subsection 10: Calcifications, Distribution Favoring Benign

Subsection 11: Calcifications, Distribution of Intermediate Concern

Subsection 12: Calcifications, Distribution Favoring Malignant

Subsection 13: Special Findings

Subsection 14: Ultrasound Lesion Characteristics

Subsection 15: MR Enhancement Patterns

Section 2: Histopathologic Diagnoses

Subsection 1: Benign

Subsection 2: Borderline

Subsection 3: Malignant

Section 3: Anatomic Considerations

Subsection 1: Nipple

Subsection 2: Skin

Subsection 3: Axilla

Subsection 4: Chest Wall

Subsection 5: Vascular Entities

Section 4: Post Operative Imaging Findings

Subsection 1: Results of Benign Intervention

Subsection 2: Results Following Treatment for Malignancies

Section 5: Special Topics

Subsection 1: Hormonal Changes

Subsection 2: Pregnancy

Subsection 3: Trauma

Subsection 4: Multiple Bilateral Findings

Subsection 5: Breast Manifestations of Systemic Conditions

Subsection 6: Male Breast

Section 6: Infections and Inflammation

Section 7: Artifacts


Part V: Management and Procedures

Section 1: Screening for Breast Cancer

Section 2: High Risk Screening

Section 3: Double Reading

Section 4: Diagnostic Assessment

Section 5: Treatment Planning Issues

Section 6: Procedures, Image-guided

Section 7: Procedures, Surgical