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two years ago i had calsifacation in my right breast and a nogel i had surgery.every thing was ok
i had a mammagram done aweek ago and they called and said i had to come in and have more test done because i have density in my right breast  what does that mean?
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Dear cindy67,  It is not uncommon for a density to show up on a screening mammogram.  When this happens, the radiologist will typically call the woman to come back for spot compression where a more specific view of the abnormality can be obtained.  In many cases, the density could be as simple as some tissue that has folded over on itself and will resolve with compression.  However, the spot compression will take a closer look and help to determine if there is an abnormality and whether any additional evaluation is necessary.
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