Teaching Case 1
56 y/o F with history of right breast cancer post lumpectomy presents for screening mammogram. What is the calcification descriptor?
- Can be seen after surgery with/or without radiation
- Tissue damage delays the resorption of the suture(s)
- Smooth, linear or curvilinear calcification forming loops on mammo
- Can see calcified knots
- Benign (BI-RADS 2)
Related Radiology Article: ACR BI-RADS Manual 5th Edition