Dystrophic calcification within the breast

Dystrophic calcification within the breast are usually seen as small macrocalcifications with relatively smooth margins. They are generally considered benign and can occur in a number of situations which include. 

  • small macrocalcifications (>0.5 mm)
  • iregular morphology
  • smoothly marginated
  • coalascent
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Article information

rID: 15608
System: Breast
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Dystrophic calcification within breast tissue
  • Dystrophic breast calcification
  • Dystrophic mammary calcification

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