Calcium oxalate crystals in benign cyst fluid from the breast - A case report


Ozer E., Canda T., Balci P., Gokce O.

ACTA CYTOLOGICA, vol.43, no.2, pp.281-284, 1999 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Journal Name: ACTA CYTOLOGICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.281-284
  • Keywords: calcium oxalate, breast cysts, calcification, physiologic, crystallization, MICROCALCIFICATIONS, CALCIFICATIONS, MAMMOGRAPHY, BIOPSIES, LESIONS
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Two types of calcification have been observed in breast lesions. The more common is composed mostly of calcium phosphate and is detected in routine histologic tissue sections of frequently malignant lesions, the rare type is calcium oxalate and is found exclusively in benign cysts.