What could cilateral vascular calcification seen on mammogram mean?

Vascular . calcifications on a mammogram are benign in terms of breast cancer detection. However, in a young woman, it could be a sign of diabetes or other condition causing early atherosclerosis. Talk to your doctor about it.
? Vascular. Vascular calcifications in a young woman can be seen in diabetes mellitus and conditions which accelerate hardening of the arteries throughout the body. Talk with your doctor to see if you have risk factors.

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I had an X-ray of the spine and it indicated vascular calcification. I am also in stage 2 of chronic kidney failure. What does this mean for me and should I be concerned? I am 66 years old.

Atherosclerosis CKD. 66 years old with ckd & vascular calcification. Yes, you need to be concerned. You probably have hyperlipidemia ( high cholesterol ) ? Diabetes mellitus ii, with ckd, high risk for coronary artery disease, as well. You probably are a vasculopath. Get help & get checked soon. Sounds trouble to me. Read more...
No, pretty healthy! By age 66 it would be uncommon not to have some amount of calcium deposition in the blood vessels. Only problematic if it begins to block the blood flow in those vessels. X rays nearly always demonstrate some calcification by this age. Stage 2 out of 5 stages means not quite normal function and should be a warning sign to protect your kidneys with weight, bp, glucose and med selection control. Read more...
Vessel calcification. If you have calcification (c) of your arteries, you should see a physician to be tested for more advanced chronic kidney disease as well as being evaluated for diabetes and high cholesterol levels. Depending on the results of your examination, more tests may need to diagnose if you have peripheral arterial disease (pad). If you have pad, you may have disease the arteries in your heart and brain. Read more...