Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    May 22, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SONO 210 - Breast Sonography

(TP/SS only)

A study of the fundamentals of breast sonography, including the case study review of normal anatomy, physiology, and pathological conditions of the breast tissue and its visualization with real-time 2-D and 3-D imaging, and Doppler. PREREQUISITE(S): SONO 204  or consent of program coordinator. COREQUISITE(S): SONO 266  or consent of program coordinator. One hour lecture, one hour laboratory each week.. Formerly MS 210.

1 semester hour

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Recognize and identify the sonographic appearance of normal anatomic structures, including anatomic variants and normal Doppler patterns of the breast.
  • Recognize, identify, and appropriately document the abnormal sonographic and Doppler patterns of disease processes, pathology, and pathophysiology of the breast anatomy.
  • Modify scanning protocols based on sonographic findings and differential diagnosis:

a.             History and physical examination

b.             Related imaging, laboratory, and functional testing procedures

c.             Clinical differential diagnosis

d.             Role of ultrasound in patient management

  • Recognize and identify sonographic and Doppler patterns in clinical diseases that may occur in the following categories:     Iatrogenic, Degenerative, Inflammatory, Traumatic, Neoplastic, Infectious, Obstructive, Congenital, Metabolic, Immunologic


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