Step-by-Step Approach to Read a Mammogram

  • Radhakrishna Selvi


Mammographic image interpretation involves a systematic search for specific signs and a disciplined adherence to strict search algorithms. The process starts from clinical information to image quality, image analysis, and documentation and is complete with appropriate communication of the findings and recommendations.


Dense Breast Lower Quadrant Inframammary Fold Dense Crowding Parenchymal Pattern 

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© Springer India 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Radhakrishna Selvi
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  1. 1.Chennai Breast CentreChennaiIndia

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