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Mammography-One SIde

This test is for
Male, Female
Test Preparation
  1. Pregnant women should inform their doctor (and x-ray technician) as the radiations may affect the fetus. If needed, precautions can be taken to lower the radiation exposure to the fetus.
  2. You may have to remove your jewelry and any metal objects which might interfere with the image.

Overview


What is Mammography-One SIde?

Mammography is a specialized low dose X-ray imaging technique which helps in the detection of the early breast cancer before a woman faces the symptoms for further treatment.  The radiologist helps to place the breast on a plate where the breast is hardly pressed from the above while the X-ray is being taken. The whole examination process takes nearly about 30 minutes.

Why is Mammography-One SIde done?

  1. To diagnose presence of any breast cancer and post surgical scarring of the breast tissues in women
  2. To detect simple cyst formation and fibrosis (thickening and scarring of the connective tissue which leads to tissue injury)
  3. To find out the case of adenosis (local or benign breast cancer condition where milk producing glands becomes enlarged than normal condition)
  4. To evaluate breast abscess (infection caused due to excessive accumulation of the pus)

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