Clinical settingWomen with axillary adenopathy and unknown primary who had breast MRI at a single institution between 1993 and 1997
Participants and Country22 women. USA
Study designRetrospective case series
Target conditionIdentification of primary breast tumour. Reference standard for those with positive MRI scans: MRI, US or mammography guided lumpectomy (N =9), mastectomy (N =9), MRI tumour response to chemotherapy (N =1) Reference standard for those with negative MRI scans: Mastectomy (N=3)
TestsDynamic contrast enhanced breast MRI
Follow upNot reported

From: Guideline chapter 2, Diagnosis

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Diagnosis and Management of Metastatic Malignant Disease of Unknown Primary Origin.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 104.
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