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Ultrasonography of the breast; Sonogram of the breast
Normally, the breast tissue will look the same and will not have any suspicious growths.
Ultrasound can help show noncancerous growths such as:
Breast cancers can also be seen with ultrasound.
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Abeloff MD, Wolff AC, Weber BL, et al. Cancer of the breast. In: Abeloff MD, Armitage JO, Niederhuber JE, Kastan MB, McKenna WB, eds. Clinical Oncology. 4th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone; 2008:chap 95.
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