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HISTORY:
45 year old for screening.

DIAGNOSIS:
Normal cleavage view.

FINDINGS:
A single view was done in the craniocaudal plane which
includes the medial portions of both the right and
the left breast. This also includes the skin and
subcutaneous tissue between the breasts.


Image 1. CV (Cleavage view)

DISCUSSION:
The cleavage view is only occasionally done for identifying a
lesion that is located in the far medial breast. It is also
useful to confirm the presence of dermal calcifications often
located in the skin in the cleavage area.

Submitted by:
Ralph L. Smathers, M.D.
Mammography Specialists Medical Group
Los Gatos, California

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