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MKSAP 18 "Quiz Me!" Question

Test your medical knowledge each month with questions from The Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program® (MKSAP).

MKSAP 18MKSAP has been trusted by internists since 1967 as the best resource for updating knowledge. MKSAP 18, available in Complete, Digital, and Print packages, consists of 11 comprehensive text chapters with related multiple-choice questions. You'll find 1,200 completely new questions to help you identify learning gaps, stay current, and gain the knowledge you need to provide the best possible patient care. MKSAP 18's original and high-quality questions evolve out of case studies and patient scenarios based on the latest evidence.

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MKSAP 18 Q & A

A 50-year-old woman is seen following screening digital mammography. She is asymptomatic and has no medical problems. Other than her age and sex, she has no additional risk factors for breast cancer and no family history of breast cancer. The mammogram report notes no suspicious lesions but indicates that the breasts are heterogeneously dense (density category C). On previous physical examination, vital signs and breast examination were normal.

In addition to education on breast density, which of the following is the most appropriate adjunctive breast cancer screening?

A: Breast MRI
B: Digital breast tomosynthesis
C: Repeat digital mammography in 6 months
D: No further testing

Answer and Critique

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