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Microcalcifications of the Breast: An Approach to Radiologic Classification

  • Markus Müller-Schimpfle

Abstract

Since the first description of black spots in the centre of a carcinoma in 1913 by Salomon, much work has been done to detect, characterise and classify microcalcifications systematically [1]. Particularly during the second half of the twentieth century, studies by Lanyi, Leborgne, and Le Gal et al. had a major influence on the diagnosis of microcalcifications of the breast [2, 3, 4]. However, diagnostic determination remains difficult [5].

Keywords

Distribution Modifier Breast Conservation Therapy Fine Linear Suspicious Calcification Breast Microcalcifications 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Markus Müller-Schimpfle
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of RadiologyFrankfurt/Main-Hoechst HospitalFrankfurt/MainGermany

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