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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Radiation-Emitting Products

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If there is more than one lesion identified on the mammographic examination, do I need to have a final assessment category for each lesion or just one assessment for the entire mammographic examination?

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One overall assessment category for the entire mammographic examination is required, and it should be based on the most suspicious lesion or finding. However, individual assessments for other lesions, along with recommendations for their management, may also be included in the report.

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