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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 219-222
Role of dual-energy contrast-enhanced digital mammography as a problem-solving tool in dense breasts: A case report


Department of Radiodiagnosis, MIOT Hospital, Manapakkam, Chennai, India

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Teena Sleeba
Department of Radiodiagnosis, MIOT Hospital, Manapakkam, Chennai - 600 089
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.120269

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Breast density is strongly and independently related to the risk of breast cancer. Women with very dense breasts may have up to five times higher chances of developing malignancy as compared to those with less breast density. Detecting lesions in extremely dense or heterogeneous breasts on screening mammogram can be difficult. We report a case of incidental bilateral breast malignancy in an asymptomatic patient in whom mammogram and screening ultrasound were equivocal.


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