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Table 7 Pattern and sensitivity of mammography in the index lesion related to their BI-RADS class.

From: Sensitivity of imaging for multifocal-multicentric breast carcinoma

  BIRADS
  ALL 1 %* 3 %* 4 %* 5 %*
Entirely fatt 2 - - - - 1 1.0 1 1.0
Scattered fibroglandular densities 26 4 4.1 3 3.1 10 10.3 9 9.3
Heterogeneously dense 55 9 9.3 4 4.1 16 16.5 26 26.8
Extremely dense 14 4 4.1 1 1.0 3 3.1 6 6.3
  97 17   8   30   42  
  1. In breast with an almost entirely fatty pattern, the sensitivity of Mx was 100% while in dense breast sensitivity was 40.5%.