Contrast-enhanced MR imaging in patients with BI-RADS 3-5 microcalcifications.
- Published Article
La Radiologia medica
- Publication Date
Mar 01, 2007
Mammography and stereotactic biopsy still remain the only techniques for characterising microcalcifications. MRI cannot be considered a diagnostic tool for evaluating microcalcifications. It is, however, useful for identifying DCIS with more aggressive histological grades. An important application of MRI in patients with DCIS associated with suspicious microcalcifications could be to evaluate disease extension after a microhistological diagnosis of malignancy, as it allows a more accurate presurgical planning.
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