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Table 1 Description of mammographic findings

From: Breast cancer diagnosed before the 40 years: imaging findings and correlation with histology and molecular subtype

Mammographic findings (n = 114) n %
 Mass 27 23,7
 Mass with calcifications 21 18,4
 Suspicious calcifications 18 15,8
 Focal asymmetry 17 14,9
 Focal asymmetry with calcifications 8 7,0
 Architectural distortion with calcifications 5 4,4
 Architectural distortion 3 2,6
 Mass with architectural distortion 3 2,1
 Global asymmetry 1 0,9
 Negative findings 9 7,9
 Unknown 2 1,7
Calcifications (n = 52) n %
 Morphology
  Fine Pleomorphic 21 40,4
  Coarse heterogenous 10 19,2
  Amorphous 7 13,5
  Fine Linear 3 5,8
 Distribution
  Grouped 25 48,1
  Segmental 14 26,9
  Regional 3 5,8
Masses (n = 51) n %
 Shape
  Irregular 23 45,1
  Oval 12 23,5
  Round 1 2,0
 Margin
  Circumscribed 4 7,8
  Obscured 14 27,5
  Microlobulated 4 7,8
  Indistinct 4 7,8
  Spiculated 15 29,4
Associated Features n %
 None 73 64
 Nipple retraction 6 5,2
 Skin retraction 6 5,2
 Skin thickening 9 7,9
 Axillary adenopathy 9 7,9
 Trabecular thickening 4 3,5
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