Fibroadenoma: involuting with macrocalcification

Case contributed by Dr Giorgio M Baratelli

Patient Data

Age: 53 years
Gender: Female
Modality: Mammography

Circumscribed oval mass with a bizarre macrocalcification, which is similar to a fish bone.

Case Discussion

Classically involuting fibroadenomas may contain coarse, large "popcorn-like" macrocalcifications, that usually do not cause a diagnostic problem.

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Case Information

rID: 29466
Case created: 27th May 2014
Last edited: 30th Mar 2016
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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