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A small handheld instrument called a transducer is passed back and forth over the breast. The picture produced by ultrasound is called a sonogram or ultrasound scan.
Last Revised: March 8, 2012
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
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