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Breast calcifications are common on mammograms, and theyre especially prevalent after age 50. Although breast calcifications are usually noncancerous (benign), certain patterns of calcifications such as tight clusters with irregular shapes and fine appearance may indicate breast cancer or precancerous changes to breast tissue. 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. breast calcifications are identified by a mammogram and may indicate breast cancer. A second opinion helps ensure you get the necessary treatment. Breast calcifications are small spots (deposits) of calcium in the breast. They are usually found during a routine breast x-ray (mammogram). Calcifications are common and in most cases they are harmless. breast calcifications are small pieces of calcium deposited into breast tissue and are very common. Often not cancerous, breast calcifications are detected on mammograms. Lucent-centered calcifications, skin calcifications, rim or eggshell calcifications, milk of calcium calcifications, and arterial calcifications are some of the breast calcifications that are benign. Calcifications in the breast skin are often small, have clear centers, and are clearly defined. 5-1 mm in size and frequently form in the acini of the terminal duct lobular unit. Round and punctate calcifications can be seen in fibrocystic changes or adenosis, skin calcifications, skin talc and rarely in dcis.