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Fine-Tune Your Radiology Department Operations
By Krithika Srikanthan, MD, and Alex Merkulov, MD

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A 53-year-old female smoker was referred for diagnostic mammography and ultrasound imaging for a new indeterminate left breast subareolar mass identified on screening mammography. The patient had a personal history of left upper lobe adenocarcinoma status post lobectomy in 2018 and COPD. She continued to smoke one cigarette per day and also drank about one pint of alcohol daily. She reported using albuterol three times weekly and complained of a productive cough with tenacious sputum, occasional wheezing, and shortness of breath with exertion. Continue reading »
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