Fat necrosis breast on chest radiograph

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger


Routine CXR

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female

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
Published: 3rd Apr 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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