MRI stands for magnetic resonance imaging. It uses magnetism and radio waves to create cross sectional pictures of the body. It produces pictures from angles all around the body and shows up soft tissues very clearly. You usually have an MRI scan in the x-ray radiology department as an outpatient. It can take up to an hour and a half. This is because lobular breast cancer doesn't show up well on mammogram or breast ultrasound.
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One of the things we run into are 'little bright objects'. These foci are enhancing areas of less than 5mm in diameter and are too small to characterize. They have persistent type 1 curves.
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