BREAST CALCIFICATIONS - DIFFUSE SCATTERED MICROCALCIFICATIONS
|1.|| [Artifacts or pseudocalcifications from powders, creams, ointments, or deodorants on skin surface of breast or axilla]|
|2.|| Atrophic |
|3.|| Carcinoma (intraductal or multicentric lobular)|
|4.|| Fibrocystic change (esp. sclerosing adenosis)|
|5.|| Involutional glandular|
|6.|| Plasma cell mastitis* (secretory disease; periductal mastitis; ductal ectasia)|
* May occasionally show dense, regular, elongated, linear, or branching intraductal calcifications as well as more common large, smooth, dense, round or oval calcifications.
[ ] This condition does not actually cause the gamuted imaging finding, but can produce imaging changes that simulate it.