Skin thickening on mammography (differential)

Last revised by Dr Daniel J Bell on 05 Mar 2021

The presence of skin thickening on mammography is variably defined, usually being more than 2 mm in thickness. It can result from a number of both benign and malignant causes. They include:


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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: from radiotherapy changes
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  • Case 2: focal thickening from locally advanced cancer
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