Copyright 2005 Gillian Lieberman, MD, all rights reserved

Breast imaging

 1. Introduction 
 2. Case 1 
 3. Case 2 
 4. Case 3 
 5. Case 4 
 6. Case 5 
 7. Case 6 

This integrated curriculum provides "one stop shopping" for learning optimal patient assessment and management of common Breast diseases. Topics include Palpable masses in young women, older women and men, assessing Nipple discharge, occult Microcalcifications, and imaging Breast implants. Radiologic, Clinical, and Basic Science aspects (Anatomy, Pathophysiology) are included resulting in a truly integrated comprehensive offering. Interactive case-based problems are presented with additional didactic notes. The Q and A format of the cases gives the user the opportunity to make recommendations for patient workups, make findings on images, and suggest diagnosis and patient treatment. The Menu of Radiologic tests, including Mammography, Ductography, Breast MRI, Radionuclide scans is detailed and algorithms are offered to promote optimal use. Numerous images and image galleries aid the user in learning to differentiate Breast cancer and Malignant Microcalcifications from Benign breast lumps and Benign calcifications. Comprehensive discussion notes and Differential diagnosis lists are offered. This curriculum is aimed at those interested in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Internal medicine, General surgery, Primary care, Oncology, Radiology.

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