As we age, calcium deposits tend to accumulate in our soft tissues. Doctors call it "Extra-skeletal calcification." This means that the calcium that is supposed to be deposited in your bones is being lodged in your soft tissues where is does not belong. The condition can manifest itself in many ways: Heart disease, cancer, wrinkled skin, arthritis, kidney stones, osteoporosis, dental problems, bone spurs, senility, cataracts and many other health problems.
This is a volume in a series of books written by the team of Tabar, Tot, and Dean describing breast cancer in its earliest phase according to the imaging findings and correlating these findings with sophisticated histopathologic images and patient outcome. This volume covers a particularly troublesome subtype of breast cancer characterized by casting type calcifications.