Teaching Files

Case 9

Contributed by: Steven J. Rockoff, MD and Diana L. Lam, MD - June 1, 2020

A 67-year-old woman presents for a screening mammogram:

What is the dominant type of calcification that is present bilaterally? Representative magnified images are shown here:


A. Fine pleomorphic calcifications
B. Large rod-like calcifications
C. Vascular calcifications
D. Fine-linear branching calcifications
E. Skin calcifications