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General questions about breast health and possible symptoms.
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|1/30/2011||Screening mammogram showed nodular density superiorly in left breast under 1 cm. Nodular density was not well seen in follow-up diagnostic mammogram with CAD but ultrasound showed spherical hypoechoic structure with some increased through transmission measuring 6.4 X 6.0 X 3.6mm. Could be a cyst, but solid mass could not be ruled out. This was seen in the same area as the density seen in the first mammogram, but may or may not correspond. Six month follow-up is recommended, but since everything is so questionable, wouldn't a biopsy now be wise?|
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|1/30/2011||Apparently the radiologist as well as CAD read it out as probably being benign, therefore 6 month follow up is the standard of care. it's very small too.|
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