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Table 3 Inappropriate indications for breast ultrasound

From: Breast ultrasound: recommendations for information to women and referring physicians by the European Society of Breast Imaging

Screening for breast cancer in average-risk women under age 40
Screening for breast cancer as a stand-alone alternative to mammography in average-risk women with ≥40 years of age
Follow-up in women with previous history of breast cancer as an alternative to mammography
Diffuse bilateral premenstrual breast pain
Screening of breast implant integrity in asymptomatic women