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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 48

Breast MR Imaging: What the Radiologist Needs to Know

1 Department of Imaging Sciences, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
2 Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA, USA
3 Department of Imaging Sciences, University of Rochester Medical Center; Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, Rochester, NY, USA

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Gurpreet S Dhillon
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2156-7514.85655

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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the breast is being performed more frequently to improve primary and recurrent tumor detection, characterization, and response to therapy. Sensitivity of this test approaches 90% and the specificity ranges from 37% to 100%. We present a concise tutorial for the general radiologist with a pictorial review of common lesions identified with breast MRI.

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