Which acute postsurgical breast changes are seen on ultrasonography?

Updated: Dec 19, 2018
  • Author: Susan Ackerman, MD; Chief Editor: Eugene C Lin, MD  more...
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In the acute postoperative period, sonographic findings include diffuse hemorrhage and/or edema, which is seen on sonograms as a region of increased or decreased echogenicity and/or an area of architectural distortion.


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