Liponecrotic breast calcifications

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

Presentation

Routine screening study.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female
Modality: Mammography

Widespread liponecrotic calcifications in both breast.

Case Discussion

These are archetypical liponecrotic calcifications and are seen commonly .

The cannot cause confusion. They are well defined with lucent centres and spread throughout the breasts. They tend to stay stable but don't be phased if they increase with age or (believe it or not) disappear on follow up studies.

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Case Information

rID: 21895
Case created: 24th Feb 2013
Last edited: 24th Jan 2016
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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