Effect of age, breast size, menopausal and hormonal status on mammographic skin thickness


Ulger H. , Erdogan N. , Kumanlioglu S. , Unur E.

SKIN RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY, vol.9, no.3, pp.284-289, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1034/j.1600-0846.2003.00027.x
  • Title of Journal : SKIN RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.284-289

Abstract

Background/purpose: The localized or generalized skin thickness detected on mammography may reflect an underlying pathology of breast or a systemic disease involving the skin. The aim of this report is to describe the range of normal breast skin thickness in women using a film-screen mammographic technique.