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Causes Of Microcalcifications
No: They are 2 separate processes in the breast. Breast lumps are areas of more prominent breast tissue. Microcalciifcations are small deposits of calcium that can not be felt by palpation. However, there are situations where the microcalcifications are associated with a breast cancer and as the breast cancer grows, a breast mass will be noticed. ...Read more
Microcalcifications are tiny specks of mineral deposits (calcium), that can be scattered throughout the mammary gland, or occur in clusters. When found on a mammogram, a radiologist will then decide whether the specks are of concern - usually, this is not the case. Commonly, they simply indicate the presence of tiny benign cysts, but can signify the presence ...Read more
Hmm: Microcalcifications in a thyroid nodule are from small calcium deposits in the cells. Thyroid cancer can be associated with this finding, however, benign nodules can also have them. A nodule with microcalcifications should have a fine needle aspiration to help diagnose which it is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Breast lumps may be cysts (small bags of fluid) or tumor or normal breast tissues. Microcalcifications can be benign or malignant. Benign calcifications may be from fibrocystic changes. Malignant calcifications typically come from tissues produced cancerous breast ducts. ...Read more
Got mammo results both breasts contain residual fibroglandular tissue. No masses or microcalcification. What is residual fibro and will it cause breas
See below: Microcalcifications are tiny specks of mineral deposits (calcium), that can be scattered throughout the mammary gland, or occur in clusters. When found on a mammogram, a radiologist will then decide whether the specks are of concern - usually, this is not the case. Commonly, they simply indicate the presence of tiny benign cysts, but can signify the presence of early breast cancer. ...Read more
Round density in the inferior mile third of the bres. No suspicious microcalcifications. What does that indicate?
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 with a mammogram. You should be under the care of a physician who is familiar with breast conditions like fibroadenoma. ...Read more
Dr is testicular microcalcification dangerous for man's life? Will it affect in future?Please help me i m worried.
No: If that's the only abnormality found, it's benign and absolutely not worrisome. ...Read more
In a pathology report, what exactly is "rare microcalcification"? Is there a difference compared with "microcalcification"
Age 61... last year mammo benign with microcalcifications-first time- What are chances this year they may have changed? Very nervous about mammo
Dr is bilateral testicular microcalcification dangerous?My dr says nothing to worry.Is my dr right?Does it affect man's life?Is it spreadable disease?
Yes, possibly: Testicular microlithiasis is currently thought to be a feature of testicular dysgenesis syndrome. This carries a possible increased risk of testicular cancer and can be associated with decreased fertility. Ultrasound followup is considered appropriate as is testicular self examination. See a urologist. ...Read more
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