Vascular calcification (breast)

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[edit] Discussion of Vascular calcification (breast)

  • Vascular calcifications in the breast are most often seen in post menopausal women with arteriosclerotic heart disease.
  • In younger patients, vascular calcifications in the breast are often associated with diabetes.

[edit] Imaging Findings for Vascular calcification (breast)

[edit] Mammogram

  • Dense, linear, parallel, or tram-track like calcifications

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[edit] References for Vascular calcification (breast)

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