Pleomorphic calcifications (crushed stone appearance) and some cast calcifications associated with ductal carcinoma in situ

Case contributed by Dr Valerio Giacalone

Presentation

Screening.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

On the right, in the super-interior quadrant, there is a group of predominantly pleomorphic calcifications (crushed stone appearance), and some of the fragmented casting types.

Case Discussion

The patient underwent a stereotactic biopsy, which revealed ductal carcinoma in situ.
Quadrantectomy and radiotherapy were performed. Seven years after surgery, the patient shows no recurrence or recurrence of the disease.

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