Impact on Clinical Management of After-Hours Emergent or Urgent Breast Ultrasonography in Patients with Clinically Suspected Breast Abscesses

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Tanya W. Moseley ; Ashley Stanley ; Wei Wei ; Jay R. Parikh (2018)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Diagnostics, volume 8, issue 1 (issn: 2075-4418, eissn: 2075-4418)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/diagnostics8010017, pmc: PMC5872000
  • Subject: breast ultrasound | urgent or emergent imaging | R5-920 | Medicine (General) | after-hours imaging | Article | breast abscess
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Newly diagnosed breast abscesses are generally treated as a medical emergency that may necessitate immediate interventional treatment. At our institution, there is no in-house after-hours coverage for breast ultrasonography. We could find no peer-reviewed studies on the... View more
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