INCIDENTAL BREAST PATHOLOGY DETECTED IN CHEST COMPUTER TOMOGRAPHY (CT)Journal: Indian Journal of Medical Research and Pharmaceutical Sciences (Vol.6, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2019-02-28
Authors : Rana Alkrimeen MD Asmaa Alqurqn MD Ayat Alalwan MD Hend Harahsheh MD; Diana Aljammal MD;
Page : 1-6
Keywords : Chest Computer tomography;
Objective To emphasize the importance of requested chest CT scan for cardiothoracic conditions for radiologist to evaluate the breast area this may impact patient's management. Material and method A total number of 130 female patients whom underwent chest CT for cardiothoracic reasons, were retrospectively reviewed their images to evaluate and characterize breast lesions in a period between June 2016 –December 2017 at King Hussein Medical Center. The age of the patient's ranges from (20-70 years) with the mean age 45 years. All scans were performed with Siemens definition dual source 64 slice CT scan, chest CT scan protocol with intravenous (IV) contrast media. The results will be analyzed by simple statistical method.
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