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Clinical Study

Microradiography of Microcalcifications in Breast Specimen: A New Histological Correlation Procedure and the Effect of Improved Resolution on Diagnostic Validity

Figure 1

Cribriform intraductal carcinoma in situ (nonhigh grade). Microcalcifications (b) that are amorphous and indistinct in microradiography and in conventional specimen radiography (a). Histological evidence of gravel-like calcifications (arrow in (c)). In the histological as well as the microradiographic image, the calcifications have not yet condensed to form larger structures compared to Figure 2.

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