Ultrasound Of Breast Mass

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Definition

Breast ultrasound uses sound waves that cannot be heard by humans to look at the breast.

See also: Breast biopsy - ultrasound guided


Alternative Names

Ultrasonography of the breast; Sonogram of the breast


How the test is performed

You will be asked to undress from the waist up and put on a medical gown. During the test, you will lie on your back on the examining table.

A water-soluble gel is placed on the skin of the breast. A hand-held device (transducer) directs the sound waves to the...

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