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Granulomatous Mastitis: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenge

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.493
Synopsis: 
Granulomatous mastitis, including idiopathic granulomatous mastitis and tuberculous mastitis poses diagnostic and therapeutic challenges for physicians. Our aim is to highlight the nonspecific clinical presentations, diagnostic difficulties and therapeutic approaches of granulomatous mastitis in a Turkish patient group.

ABSTRACT

Objective: Granulomatous mastitis (GM), including idiopathic granulomatous mastitis (IGM) and tuberculous mastitis (TBM), is a rare and benign disease of the breast. Our aim is to highlight the nonspecific clinical presentations, diagnostic difficulties and therapeutic approaches of GM.

Accepted: 
30 Mar, 2017
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e-Published: 02 May, 2017

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