To improve your user experience, is getting a new design on wednesday 26th!

e-CASES: Right upper medial ductal carcinoma in situ


Patient not monitored.
Discovery of ACR 5 micro-calcifications in the right breast.
Referred for macro-biopsies.


Linear, branching micro-calcifications, of segmental distribution, triangular with the tip pointed towards the nipple: this distribution was clearly visible with tomography, particularly when increasingly thick sections were used (3 to 4 mm).


Right upper medial ductal carcinoma in situ


Tomosynthesis is of no apparent use in the morphological analysis of micro-calcifications (enlarged images are the gold standard). On the other hand, studying their distribution is made easier by the analysis in sections, particularly in dense breast tissue.

Loading comments ...

Loading comments ...



Touch-screen gestures