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    Breast Ultrasound

    Picture of breast ultrasound

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    A small handheld instrument called a transducer is passed back and forth over the breast. The picture produced by ultrasound is called a sonogram or ultrasound scan.

    By Healthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    Specialist Medical Reviewer Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
    Last Revised March 8, 2012

    Last Revised: March 8, 2012

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology

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