Benign Calcifications

Tram Track Like Ductal Calcification

Analysis of breast calcifications by an experienced mammographer will allow accurate diagnosis of characteristically benign calcifications. The various types are described below. Figure 3-14. Pseudocalcification. Talc powder in moles beneath breast mimics parenchymal calcification. Figure 3-14. Pseudocalcification. Talc powder in moles beneath breast mimics parenchymal calcification. Skin Calcification and Pseudocalcification Skin calcification is commonly related to sebaceous glands and...

Difficulties In Stereotactic Breast Biopsies

Pre Post Fire Error Biopsy

It is important for the physician to anticipate that some patients and some lesions will be difficult for obtaining biopsy specimens. Certain lesion characteristics, such as low-density nodules, faint or nonclustered microcalcifications, or vague asymmetric densities, may be difficult to visualize with digital imaging despite postprocessing features. The position of certain lesions, such as those that are very superficial, those against the chest wall, or those in the axillary tail of the...