Breast calcifications - Canadian Cancer Society - calcifications of the breast

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Breast calcifications - Mayo Clinic calcifications of the breast


Breast calcifications are small calcium deposits that develop in a woman's breast tissue. They are very common and are usually benign.

Calcifications typically don't show up on ultrasounds, and they never show up on breast MRIs. Calcifications are a frequent finding on.

Find out about breast calcifications, how they're found, and what happens if they need to be followed up.

Most breast calcifications are benign. Find out more about what can cause them, what they look like, and when to see a doctor.