Breast Core Biopsy

1st Edition

A Pathologic-Radiologic Approach

Authors:

  • Ira Bleiweiss
  • Shabnam Jaffer
  • Susan Drossman
    • Print ISBN 9781416000266

    Key Features

    • Correlate radiologic features with pathologic findings to accurately evaluate neoplastic and non-neoplastic breast lesions.
    • Consider all possible entities via differential diagnoses.
    • Get hands-on advice in the assessment and evaluation of each specimen using a highlighted list of "points to remember" at the end of every work up.
    • Make the most informed clinical recommendations by understanding the pitfalls and limitations of breast core biopsies.
    • Solve your toughest challenges using more than 650 full-color illustrations—950 in all—for comparison.
    • Avoid medico-legal implications by providing the most complete and precise diagnosis possible.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction and general considerations

    Basic Radiologic Considerations—A primer for the pathologist

    Pathology for Radiologists—Specimen handling, evaluation, and reporting

    Well circumscribed solid lesions

    Well circumscribed solid lesions with heterogeneous radiodensity

    Largely cystic lesions

    Partially solid, partially cystic lesions

    Well circumscribed solid malignancies

    Irregular densities

    Spiculated architectural distortion

    Architectural distortion

    Introduction to stereotactic core biopsies for calcifications

    Calcium oxalate crystals

    Linear high density calcifications

    Clustered low-density granular calcifications

    Linear and branching calcifications

    Miscellaneous unusual and rare lesions

    Complications and follow-up—after the core

    Postscript


    Index

    Details

    No. of pages:
    216
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2008
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781416000266