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ADH - Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia
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8/29/2017On stereotactic biopsy they found ADH AND FEA so now we are going in for excional how likely will they find something more ? Is stereotactic really accurate as they say ?
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8/30/2017stereotacic biopsy is an excellent way to get a sample of breast tissue that is in the form of microcalcifications, before it is a definitive solid mass. The accuracy is dependent on the doctor performing the biopsy however. did he get an adequate sampling. was the specimen obtained (usually 5-6 pieces of tissue)xrayed to ensure it captured the area intended for biopsy. Was the pathologist a breast pathologist to accurate read the samples sent to the lab. All of these questions, if yes, should result in this biopsy done so far to be accurate. what is the possibility of there being someone more than these findings is dependent on how large the area is of calcs, the grade of the ADH, and the best experienced guess of the radiologist who found this on mammogram and subsequently biopsied it. you now will want a breast surgical oncologist to do the surgical biopsy. if you can come to us, do. 443-997-1513.

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