Radiology Research and Practice / 2012 / Article / Fig 5

Clinical Study

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

Figure 5

Fibrocystic mastopathy and adenosis. Microradiography demonstrates fine pleomorphic calcifications. This implies a malignant genesis as the cause of calcification. However, histology only detects adenosis in which the dilated ducts and acini are deformed that tracing of the irregular wall borders shows fine pleomorphic calcifications.

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