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Radiology Physics – Comparisons of Mammography and General Radiography

The test question writers at the American Board of Radiology seem to be obsessed with comparing mammography and general radiography. The below table should be high yield information for the ABR Core examination and certifying examination. In simple terms, mammography is lower energy, takes longer, generally uses different targets and filters, and is higher resolution. Those are … Continue reading

Breast Lipoma

History: 50 year old woman presenting for screening mammogram. This is a case of a breast lipoma. This is a benign tumor of the breast composed of mature adipose (fat) cells. They can be present in the breast, axilla, chest wall, or subcutaneous tissues, and typically appear circumscribed, oval or round. If they necrose, they … Continue reading

Differences Between the Male and Female Breast and Female Breast with Implants

I’ve found that the readers of RadiologyPics are interested in cases that highlight the differences between male and female anatomy. Well, for that matter, our whole society is obsessed with men versus women. Therefore, I decided to create this post emphasizing the differences between the male and female breast on mammography, as well as comparison … Continue reading

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