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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Newnham, Mark S.; Shirley, Suzanne E.; McDonald, Archibald H.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Article Title
Granulomatous lobular mastitis: A case report and review of the literature
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Refereed
Date of Publication
2001
Volume ID
50
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236-38
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Abstract
Granulomatous lobular mastitis is a rare, benign, inflammatory breast condition of unknown aetiology that can clinically mimic breast cancer. Awareness of this condition is important, as the appropriate specimens must be taken to confirm the diagnosis and to rule out an infectious aetiology. While surgical excision has been the traditional therapeutic modality, the most appropriate therapy seems to involve the use of corticosteroids, even in the case of recurrence.....
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