Ultrasound Criteria to Assess Breast Lesions

  • Radhakrishna Selvi


Knowledge of normal sonographic anatomy of the breast and ultrasound criteria that differentiate or overlap between the benign and malignant breast masses is one of the most important operator- or examiner-dependent factors in breast ultrasound.


Benign Lesion Malignant Lesion Breast Lesion Peak Systolic Velocity Resistivity Index 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Suggested Reading

  1. 1.
    Madjar H, Mendelson EB, Jellins J. The practice of breast ultrasound: techniques, findings, differential diagnosis. Chicago: Georg Thieme Verlag: 2008.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Sohn C, Blomer J-U, Hamper UM. Breast ultrasound – a systematic approach to technique and image interpretation. New York: Thieme Publishers; 1999.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Thomas Stavros A, Rapp CL, Parker SH. Breast ultrasound. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins; 2004.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer India 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Radhakrishna Selvi
    • 1
  1. 1.Chennai Breast CentreChennaiIndia

Personalised recommendations