línea B

15:29 Aug 6, 2019
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Medical - Medical (general) / Pathology
Spanish term or phrase: línea B
Pathology report for breast cancer from Honduras. Trucut biopsy.

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Datos clínicos: Tumoración de mama izquierda **línea B** radio de las 4-5

This clearly refers to a region of the breast, but I can't find an exact definition. Any insight?
Elizabeth Eckardt
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3middle depth
Chema Nieto Castañón
3line B
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line B

from the references below

Note added at 6 hrs (2019-08-06 22:29:39 GMT)

of the 4 - 5 o'clock radius

Note added at 7 hrs (2019-08-06 22:32:55 GMT)

It could also be ridge

Note added at 7 hrs (2019-08-06 22:36:12 GMT)

the only other thing I found

was Midline A and Midline B


good luck!

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middle depth

En eco mamaria generalmente se enumeran 1, 2 y 3 a tres anillos concéntricos que van desde el periareolar (1) hasta el límite mamario (3), siendo denominado el 2 el anillo medial. Los he visto a veces también referidos como anillos A, B y C.
Sin embargo, suele ser más común referirse a la profundidad de la lesión con las letras A, B y C (superficial, medial o profunda).

La referencia más formal tendría la forma de
Lesión en mama izquierda, cuadrante inferior externo, radio 4-5, anillo (¿medio?), profundidad media, distancia al pezón (x).

Tiendo a pensar así que línea B se refiere a la profundidad antes que al anillo en este caso. Tal vez tengas más info en el propio texto que te ayude a determinar la referencia más ajustada.

Pg 33 y siguientes

In addition to identifying the quadrant of the breast where the lesion is located, the depth of the lesion and its distance from the nipple must be considered when correlating between mammography

The report of lesion location is encouraged to follow this syntax: laterality (referring to the left or right breast); quadrant and clock face; depth (anterior, middle, or posterior); and, distance from the nipple. 

the location of the lesion must be considered relative to the breast tissue (anterior, posterior, or central).

The depth of the lesion is assigned to anterior, middle, or posterior

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Figura 2. A) Ultrasonido de mama izquierda con nódulo lobulado en el radio de las 12, línea A, de bordes parcialmente circunscritos, con ecogenicidad heterogénea y diámetro de 1.2 cm aproximadamente. B) Después de la aplicación de Doppler color el nódulo no muestra vascularidad.
Ultrasonido de mama izquierda: hacia el radio de las 12, línea B, nódulo ovalado, de bordes circunscritos, contenido heterogéneo formando un nivel líquido-líquido. B) El nódulo no muestra vascularidad tras la aplicación de Doppler color.

Primary non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the breast. A case report | Cirugía ...


The biopsy confirmed a diffuse high grade large cell lymphoma. .... concentrically in lines A and B, which were interconnected by areas of diffuse infiltration.


Aristida Colan-Georges - 2016 - ‎Medical
2.2.3 Water-Bag Technique The contour of the breast surface is not regular/plane, ... It seems to be useful to start with the left breast at 12:00 o'clock radius and ...

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