A 40-year-old female asked:
Pea-size lump, 3-4 mm found on both breasts by sonogram. refused 2nd manno, did biopsy today. wrong to refuse 2nd mammo? will biopsy suffice?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Breast masses: If the biopsy was specific to locate both "lumps", and accurate tissue is obtained, the biopsy is a more definitive form of diagnosis. Mammograms (digital) are very accurate, and can gauge the growth or change in a given "lump" and decrease the need for a biopsy.
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