diaphanography

di·a·phan·og·ra·phy

(dī-ă-fă-nog'ră-fē),
Examination of a body part by transillumination, especially for the detection of breast cancer.
[G. diaphanēs, transparent, + graphō, to write]

diaphanography

[dī·af′ənog′rəfē]
Etymology: Gk, diaphanes, shining through, graphein, to record
a type of transillumination used to examine the breast that uses selected wavelengths of light and special imaging equipment. The images are still recordings, as in conventional radiography. See also diaphanoscopy.
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Mammography II-31 DII Not a Replacement for Mammography II-31 Diaphanography II-32 Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) II-32 Breast MRI Gaining Popularity as a Diagnostic Tool II-32 Ultrasound II-33 Ultrasound Vs.
Breast imaging studies: Diaphanography of the breast; Mammography, screening or diagnostic/Digital/CAD mammography; Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Breast: Differential Diagnosis; Breast Ultrasound and Echography; Stereotactic Breast Biopsy;
Mammography II-33 DII Not a Replacement for Mammography II-33 Diaphanography II-34 Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) II-34 Breast MRI Gaining Popularity as a Diagnostic Tool II-34 Ultrasound II-35 Ultrasound Vs.