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Microcalcifications

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
See below: Microcalcifications are tiny specks of mineral deposits (calcium), that can be scattered throughout the mammary gland, or occur in clusters. When foun ... Read More
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Microcalcifications: are tiny calcium deposits that can occur in various parts of the body, such as the breast and thyroid gland. There are a variety of causes, most beni ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It could be Fibroade: A fibroadenoma is a benign tumor of the breast, commonly see in young women. The diagnosis can be made by clinical breast examination complemented wit ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
No: If that's the only abnormality found, it's benign and absolutely not worrisome.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Chances: Quite unlikely that things have changed but please see your Gynecologist. Hope all goes well!
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Wade
Dr. Gary Wade answered
42 years experience Radiology
Yes, possibly: Testicular microlithiasis is currently thought to be a feature of testicular dysgenesis syndrome. This carries a possible increased risk of testicular ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Abnormalities: They are area (s) of tiny calcium deposits, which have high incidence of malignancy, seen in the mammogram, can not feel them by examination, could ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends on where: Microcalcifications, can be benign or indicative of possible malignancy, often in- situ cancers as is the case with breast cancer. They can also occur ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Maybe: Testicular microlithiasis (TM) uncommon pathologic condition that is commonly diagnosed by scrotal ultrasonography. Indirect evidence suggests that T ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Not really: The little calcium chunks were probably what got spotted on mammography and how you ended up getting biopsy. The pathologist is letting your surgeon k ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Mammography: Hi, Pleomorphic Microcalcifications on mammogram are concerning and deserve further evaluation including Ultrasound/MRI and biopsy. please talk to you ... Read More
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