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  • n. Plural form of calcification.


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  • My calcifications were the micro kind, and they had appeared since my last mammography a year earlier.

    Count Your Blessings

  • She had flaked off for several years of alternative treatment of her cluster of breast calcifications, which is now an invasive carcinoma as big as an orange.

    Rad Rage: Part Two

  • Seen under a microscope, in situ tumors sometimes called calcifications are made up of cells that look like but are not behaving like cancer.


  • Although DCIS can be initially diagnosed with microcalcifications on a mammogram, the calcifications do not outline the whole area of involvement.

    Susan M. Love: Breast Cancer Surgery -- Ignorance of Anatomy, Not a Dearth of Guidelines

  • After five years, 20.8% of the subjects who tested positive for calcifications had developed heart disease compared with 5.4% who tested negative.

    Mammogram: Heart Predictor?

  • Fine, granular deposits along the circumference of breast arteries, called breast arterial calcifications, are visible on 3% to 29% of breast scans and are frequently seen in women with heart disease.

    Mammogram: Heart Predictor?

  • Researchers recommended calcifications be routinely reported on breast scans.

    Mammogram: Heart Predictor?

  • But it will not show calcifications - ever, as far as i can tell - as being monomorphic vs pleomorphic vs vascular.

    What is the Role for Breast Sonogram?

  • It will show cysts, fibroadenomas, and spiculation really well, but calcifications are a huge entity to leave out of the picture, and globally, I just don't think US is there yet, no matter how much cheaper it is than MR or how much it has improved.

    What is the Role for Breast Sonogram?

  • They are calcifications, which are very common and are called scrotal pearls.

    A Baby at Last!


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