The American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BIRADS) suggests that facilities subdivide the “Suspicious” assessment category into one of three subcategories (4A-Low Suspicion for Malignancy, 4B-Intermediate Suspicion for Malignancy, and 4C-Moderate Concern but not Classic for Malignancy).
Can facility reports use these subcategories instead of the “Suspicious” assessment category?
No. While the facility has the option of using one of the three subcategories in addition to a final assessment of “Suspicious”, it cannot use the subcategories instead of the “Suspicious” assessment category on the mammography report
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