The Radiology Assistant : Breast - Calcifications Differential Diagnosis - Breast calcs
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Most calcifications in the breast form either within the terminal ducts (intraductal calcifications) or within the acini (lobular calcifications). Breast calcifications are calcium deposits within breast tissue. Although breast calcifications are usually noncancerous (benign), certain patterns of calcifications — such as tight clusters with irregular shapes and fine appearance — may indicate breast cancer or precancerous.