Calcifications are small deposits of calcium that show up on mammograms as bright white specks or dots on the soft tissue background of the breasts.
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When the distribution is linear and the form of the microcalcifications are either round, oval, punctuate, or amorphous, this is suspicious. Vulval intra-epithelial neoplasia VIN is a skin condition affecting the vulva. Here another example of the tatoo-sign. This specialized mammography technique provides more focused views of a specific area of the breast.
This is called the tattoo sign. If micro-calcifications are found, you may be asked to come to an assessment clinic to have a close-up mammogram magnification views of the affected area and sometimes an ultrasound. If you're struggling to find what you need, call our Support line on 7 days a week, 8am-8pm.