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A 46-year-old female asked about a 79-year-old female:

Previous 1mm high grade dcis, excision and r'therapy. recalled after mammo, had u'sound & biopsy. doc said suspected cyst, why need for biopsy, can u'sound not tell the difference btw cancer and cyst?

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Dr. Kent Childs
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Usg: Ultrasound is not exact. I light of a previous abnormal, I would opt for a stereotactic biopsy bc depending on pathology what next steps are
Last updated Sep 22, 2019

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