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.

ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer Laura S. Dominici, MD - General Surgery,

Current as ofMay 3, 2017

Current as of: May 3, 2017

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Laura S. Dominici, MD - General Surgery,