- •17-50% of incidental findings in the breast on CT represent unsuspected breast cancer.
- •Macroscopic fat and macrocalcifications in the breast detected on CT can be considered benign
- •Suspicious findings include masses with irregular margins, mass-like enhancement, growth and unilateral axillary adenopathy.
- •Indeterminate CT findings in the breast include skin thickening and circumscribed rounded masses.
- •CT may detect masses that are occult on mammography and ultrasound, particularly in patients with dense breast tissue.
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