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Table 1 Spectrum of benign lesions in the sample

From: Imprint cytology on microcalcifications excised by Vacuum-Assisted Breast Biopsy: A rapid preliminary diagnosis

  BIRADS classification  
Histopathological diagnosis BI-RADS 3 BI-RADS 4A BI-RADS 4B Total
Fibrocystic change 1 10 8 6 24
Fibroadenoma 2 3 1 6
Sclerosing adenosis 8 7 0 15
Adenosis 4 3 4 11
Papilloma 0 3 2 5
Ductal ectasia 2 3 2 7
Epitheliosis with atypia 1 1 0 2
Monckeberg calcific sclerosis 0 0 1 1
Periductal mastitis 1 1 0 2
Total 28 29 16 73
  1. 1As the sole finding; when fibrocystic changes coexisted with other, more important disorders, the case was attributed to the latter.