Title

Nonmass enhancement on breast MRI: review of patterns with radiologic-pathologic correlation and discussion of management

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Radiology

Publication Date

1-15-2015

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Neoplasms | Radiology

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this article is to review the varied appearances and associated diagnoses of nonmass enhancement on breast MRI with radiologic-pathologic correlation.

CONCLUSION: Knowledge of the distribution and internal characteristics of these findings is helpful to determine when core needle biopsy is indicated. Correlating imaging with pathologic findings is critical in making appropriate recommendations regarding clinical management.

Keywords

ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC), nonmass enhancement, pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia (PASH), radial scar

Rights and Permissions

Citation: AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Jan;204(1):219-27. doi: 10.2214/AJR.14.12656. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

AJR. American journal of roentgenology

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

25539260