Fat necrosis breast on chest radiograph

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

Presentation

Routine CXR

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Curvilinear calcifications in both breasts. Look carefully on the lateral view.

Case Discussion

Bilateral mammoplasty years ago. Large areas of calcified fat necrosis in both breasts clearly visible on CXR.

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Case Information

rID: 22473
Case created: 3rd Apr 2013
Last edited: 22nd Jan 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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