American College of Radiology (ACR) Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System Atlas (BI-RADS® Atlas). Reston, Va: ©American College of Radiology; 2003. All rights reserved.
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The richly illustrated BI-RADS Breast Imaging Atlas provides guidance on BI-RADS through the use of ...