Advantages of b-mode ultrasound combined with strain elastography in differentiation of idiopathic granulomatous mastitis from malignant breast lesions


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ARSLAN S., Oncu F., Eryilmaz M. A., Durmaz M. S., Altunkeser A., Unlu Y.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.48, no.1, pp.16-23, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1708-34
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.16-23
  • Keywords: Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis, malignant, ultrasonography, elastography, IMAGING FINDINGS, DIAGNOSIS, CARCINOMA, RADS, US
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background/aim: To evaluate the diagnostic performance of strain elastography (SE) combined with B-mode ultrasound in distinguishing between idiopathic granulomatous mastitis (IGM) and malignant breast lesions.