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Spiculation of breast masses seen on mammography represents adipose higher histologic grade, increased breast density, and higher body.
If a breast mass is found on Mammography what does this mean? Sometimes they will note simple changes in density, a 'distortion', or the presence when they discover a mass with a poorly defined or spiculated margin.
On a mammogram they appear as areas of distortion or small spiculated masses. microcalcifications, an asymmetric density, and skin changes (i.e., thickening.