Calcific cluster

Dr Henry Knipe and Radswiki et al.

In mammography, the term calcific cluster is usually given to where at least five microcalcifications in one cubic centimetre (that is 1 square cm) on two projections on a non-magnified contact view 1.

Pathology

Aetiology

Homogeneous, smooth clustered microcalcifications can be due to 2:

Pleomorphic clustered microcalcifications can be due to:

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Article Information

rID: 15343
System: Breast
Section: Gamuts
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Cluster of calcifications
  • Clustered microcalcifications
  • Grouped microcalcifications

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