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ECR 2010 / C-0441
Breast ultrasonography in young Asian women: Analyses of BI-RADS final assessment category according to the symptoms
Congress: ECR 2010
Poster No.: C-0441
Type: Scientific Exhibit
Topic: Breast - US
Keywords: Breast, Ultrasound
Authors: Y.-M. Sohn, M. J. Kim, J. Y. Kwak, H. J. Moon, S. J. Kim, E.-K. Kim; Seoul/KR
DOI:10.1594/ecr2010/C-0441

Results

Of the total subjects, 588 women (72.5%) were symptomatic when they underwent breast US. A palpable mass was the most common reason for referral (n=451). The most common reason for referral for asymptomatic women was routine screening (n=111). US findings were classified as category 1 (n=192), category 2 (n=81), category 3 (n=399), category 4 (n=134), and category 5 (n=5). The PPVs for category 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 were 0, 0, 0.3, 6.3, and 100% in the symptomatic group, respectively. For the asymptomatic group, the PPVs were 0, 0, 0, 8.7, and 100%, respectively. More cancers were found in high risk women (22.2%, 4/18) than in non-high risk women (1.4%, 11/793).

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