Case 5 Answer 2

These calcifications are Suspicious (BI-RADS 4), and should be biopsied. The best way to sample these would be with stereotactic guidance. The chance of malignancy for amorphous calcifications is about 20% (Berg, et. al.

Radiology 2001 Nov;221(2):495-503).

 

 

The specimen radiograph documents multiple calcifications in 4/6 core samples.

 

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