Abnormal Mammogram Results
Esophagrams: Your Questions Answered!
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.
Let’s Talk About Breast Calcifications: Worry or Not?
(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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