Analysis of Mass Lesions and Architectural Distortion

  • Radhakrishna Selvi


Mass lesions are space-occupying lesions in the breast seen in two views. Most breast cancers appear as masses, calcifications, or distortions or a combination of the three. Masses account for nearly half of all breast cancers detected on mammography. But not all mammographic masses are malignant.


Invasive Lobular Carcinoma Granular Cell Tumor Architectural Distortion Radial Scar Halo Sign 

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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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