Q: On digital images, what is the difference between digital zoom and optical zoom? If you look at a mammogram digital image, is it necessary to bring back the patient for mag views when you can just use the little magnifying glass? show answer
Infiltrating ductal carcinoma - left breast
Routine MLO view left breast
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This small carcinoma was initially assumed to be a lymphnode.
The lesion is too dense and spiculated to be a simple lymphnode. This is not a birads 2 case. It deserves to be worked up. This was in fact a small malignancy.
Compare withcases 21305 and 21306. Train your eye to run along the pectoral profile on the MLO views.