COVID-19 vaccination causes abnormal mammogram results

Some women who receive a COVID-19 vaccine in the arm show swollen lymph nodes in the armpit area shortly after. Radiologists at Massachusetts General Hospital published an approach to managing such findings in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

It is hoped that their approach will reduce unnecessary additional imaging or biopsies.

Read more about this study and the latest in COVID-19 research in The Week in COVID-19 Research — February 21–27, 2021.

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