At some centers, a technologist may perform a physical examination of the breasts before the mammogram.
A digital mammogram is performed in the same way as a traditional exam, but the image is viewed on a computer monitor, stored as a digital file, and can be printed on film.
something is of concern for them to be sending me for both tests right?
what is a mammogram?
V76.12 Other screening mammogram or793.80 Abnormal mammogram,unspecifiedorV76.11 Screening mammogram for high-risk patient
Can radiation from a mammogram kill you?
Mammogram not elsewhere classified
how much is a mammogram
A mammogram is an x-ray that will detect issues with the breasts. The cost of a mammogram ranges between 80 and 150 dollars depending on where you live.
Most women have no symptoms after a mammogram. Women who find the compression uncomfortable may have some fleeting and minor breast tenderness after a mammogram.
A script for a mammogram may say "malignant neoplasia, other" because that is the purpose of the mammogram. The mammogram is a screening test to look for cancer ("malignant neoplasia") of the breast.