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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