Breast skin calcifications: localization with a stereotactic device.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Calcifications that lie within the skin of the breast may be mistakenly thought to be intraparenchymal on mammograms if they are projected over breast tissue in two views. A simple, reliable technique was developed to determine calcification location. It uses a commercially available stereotactic localization device and has been used successfully in six patients.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Linden, SS; Sullivan, DC

Published Date

  • May 1989

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 171 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 570 - 571

PubMed ID

  • 2649928

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-8419

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1148/radiology.171.2.2649928


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States