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Old 03-31-2011, 01:39 PM   #1
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I would just like to know what "heterogeneously dense" means.

I would just like to know what heterogeneously dense means

 
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Re: I would just like to know what "heterogeneously dense" means.

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I would just like to know what heterogeneously dense means

You have the same thing I have. It means that your breast are 51-75% fibroglandular tissue which can affect the sensitivity of a a mammogram because it and tumors both show up as white on it.

 
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