Breast Ultrasound

Picture of breast ultrasound

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A small hand-held instrument called a transducer is passed back and forth over the breast. The picture produced by ultrasound is called a sonogram or ultrasound scan.

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Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah A. Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
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Current as ofMarch 28, 2018

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