Skin calcification (breast)

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[edit] Discussion of Skin calcification (breast)

  • Form in dermal sweat glands after low grade folliculitis and inspissation of sebaceous material.
  • Calcifications may also form in moles and other skin lesions.

[edit] Imaging Findings for Skin calcification (breast)

  • Round or oval
  • Lucent centers
  • Lacelike pattern when associated with moles

[edit] Images

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[edit] References for Skin calcification (breast)

  • Cardenosa, Gilda.The The Core Curriculum: Breast Imaging (The Core Curriculum Series). 1st ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2004. ISBN 078174685X