galactography


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ga·lac·tog·ra·phy

n. galactografía, rayos-x-de los conductos mamarios.
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Marking with blue dye staining (3) and wire localization under galactography guidance (4) are the primary preoperative methods.
They used galactography to determine the underlying cause, which was cancer in 2 cases, both of whom had bloody discharge.
Ductal orientated sonography improves the diagnosis of pathological nipple discharge of the female breast compared with galactography. European Journal of Cancer Prevention 1998;7 Suppl 1:S57-62.
Breast imaging may range from Mammography, Tomosynthesis, Xeromammography, Galactography, Breast MRI, Breast ultrasound and others.
On imaging, central papillomas commonly display a solitary retroareolar mass in a dilated duct on mammography, intraluminal filling defect or duct dilatation on galactography, and a well-circumscribed, hypoechoic nodule or a smooth-walled cystic lesion with solid components on ultrasonography.
If a pathological cause for the discharge is suspected, an ultrasound scan and galactography should be performed to exclude intraductal tumours such as papillomas or carcinomas.
Individual chapters address patient preparation, instrumentation, galactography and ductoscopy, and sentinel node biopsy.
Galactography can depict an intraductal or intraluminal filling defect.
Ranfac offers a line of Galactography cannulas designed to help determine is breast discharge might be related to significant pathology.