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Abnormal Mammogram Results

Posted on May 23, 2017 in mammography
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Esophagrams: Your Questions Answered!

Posted on May 2, 2017 in general radiology

Your questions answered about… esophagrams!

 

What is it?

  • An esophagram is a radiology study of the esophagus - the part of the body connecting the mouth and stomach. In this exam, barium is used as a contrast agent to assess the anatomy and function of the esophagus with fluoroscopy and x-ray.
  • Images are taken with fluoroscopy with low dose x-rays.

 

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Let’s Talk About Breast Calcifications: Worry or Not?

Posted on April 11, 2017 in mammography

(Image: On the left is an example of microcalcifications that turned out to be a mix of invasive cancer and DCIS – notice how they branch out like tree limbs. On the right is an example of a fibroadenoma with chunky “popcorn-like” calcifications in the breast tissue.)

 

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