Clinical indication and patient age predict likelihood of malignancy in suspicious breast MRI lesions.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Academic radiology, Volume 16, Issue 10, p.1281-5 (2009)


2009, Adult, Age Distribution, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Breast Neoplasms, Center-Authored Paper, Clinical Research Division, Female, Humans, Incidence, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Middle Aged, Prognosis, Public Health Sciences Division, Reproducibility of Results, Research Trials Office Core Facility - Biostatistics Service, Risk Assessment, Risk Factors, Sensitivity and Specificity, Shared Resources, Washington, Young Adult


To evaluate the associations of patient age and clinical indication with the risk of malignancy for suspicious lesions initially detected on breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).