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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


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.