A breast ultrasound is done by moving a small hand-held instrument called a transducer back and forth across the skin of the breast. The picture produced by ultrasound is called a sonogram or ultrasound scan.
Current as of: December 17, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine Laura S. Dominici MD - General Surgery, Breast Surgical Oncology
Medical Review:Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Laura S. Dominici MD - General Surgery, Breast Surgical Oncology
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