key lesion

key lesion,

n a bodily dysfunction that supports a complete pattern of improper anatomic and physiologic functioning.
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CADvue[TM] is a complete MRI image review, analysis and BI-RADS([R])compatible reporting solution providing contrast enhancement curves, dynamic 3D images and quantification of key lesion parameters.
The authors describe and illustrate the morphologic features of key lesions and emphasize the importance of ancillary studies for distinguishing these morphologically overlapping tumors.