Skin thickening on mammography (differential)

The presence of skin thickening on mammography is variably defined, usually being more than 1.5-3mm in thickness. It can result from a number of both benign and malignant causes. They include:

Malignant
Benign
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rID: 15662
System: Breast
Section: Gamuts
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Differential diagnosis of skin thickening on a mammogram
  • Skin thickening on a mammography
  • Skin thickening on a mammogram

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