XCCM view

An XCCM view is a supplementary mammographic view. It is a type of exaggerated cranio-caudal view. It is particularly good for imaging the medial portion of the breast. In this view, the medial portion of the breast is placed forward. A negative 15° tube tilt is suggested.

An optimal XCCM view requires the most medial portion of the breast and the nipple in profile to be clearly displayed.

Breast imaging and pathology

Article information

rID: 16211
System: Breast
Section: Radiography
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