Ductal carcinoma in situ: atypical mammographic appearances.

  title={Ductal carcinoma in situ: atypical mammographic appearances.},
  author={Debra M. Ikeda and Ingvar Andersson},
  volume={172 3},
The authors retrospectively analyzed the mammograms of 190 women with biopsy-proved ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). Excluded from the current study were 117 (62%) women whose radiographs showed suspicious clustered microcalcifications, a well-known finding in DCIS. Of the remaining 73 (38%) women, 30 (16%) had negative mammograms, and 43 (23%) had mammographic manifestations of breast malignancy other than microcalcifications. Of the latter 43, 15 had circumscribed masses, and 12 had various… CONTINUE READING


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