Popcorn calcification

Q) Popcorn calcification in breast is seen in which condition

a) Fibroadenoma

b) Periductal fibrosis

c) Carcinoma breast

d) Duct ectasia

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Calcifications associated with fibroadenomas have been termed popcorn calcifications because of their large size and dense, coarse appearance. Calcifications in fibroadenomas usually begin at the periphery and then involve the central portion of the fibroadenoma.

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