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Benign microcalcification (2)


This is part 2 of the more common benign causes of breast microcalcification. These are new examples of the conditions in question - more can be found on the relevant 'benign' pages elsewhere on the site and cross-links are given frequently.





See also practice points, benign microcalcification (1), benign microcalcification (3) and malignant microcalcification 1 & 2


Old fibroadenomas



See also Fibroadenomas.


Mammogram showing cluster of calcified old fibroadenomas - Courtesy of Jim Walsh & Pat Forrest
Mammmogram - old fibroadenomas - calcs


Old fibroadenoma with numerous coarse stromal calcs
Old fibroadenoma - calcs


Old fibroadenoma - detail of coarse stromal calcs (left) and detail from mammogram (right)
Old fibroadenoma - stromal coarse calcs Old fibroadenoma - detail from mammogram


Intraduct papillomas



See also Intraduct papillomas.


Intraduct papilloma with numerous coarse stromal calcs
- specimen x ray
Old fibroadenoma - calcs

Partly sclerosed multicentric intraduct papilloma
Intraduct papilloma Intraduct papilloma


Detail of sclerosed intraduct papilloma with numerous coarse stromal calcs
sclerosed intraduct papilloma - calcs


Atypical lobular hyperplasia (ALH)



See also ALH.


ALH with luminal calcs
ALH - calcs ALH - calcs


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