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Breast Attenuation Artifact

What does Breast Attenuation Artifact Over the Anterior Wall mean?
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Its an observation of substance or structure not normally seen in tissue but appears as authentic in an radiological image.  Attenuation refers to a radiological beam over the front side of the heart.  In other words an artifact has no medical significance, but is explained by radiological error.
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So are you saying that there is nothing to worry about as far as the breast is concerned?
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The dx was an artifact and an artifact is considered of no medical consequence but equipment related...sometimes called noise.
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