CRCM  Vol.2 No.4 , July 2013
An entity mimicking inflammatory breast carcinoma: Granulomatous mastitis
Author(s) Nihal Uslu*

Granulomatous mastitis (GM) is a chronic inflammatory breast disease. This pathology was first described by Kersler and Wolloch in 1972 [1]. It is an uncommon cause of a breast mass [2-5]. Awareness of this entity is crucial, because it can clinically and radiologically mimic breast carcinoma, fibroadenoma or fibrocystic changes [3]. It has several appearances radiologically also; biopsy still remains the only way for final diagnoses. Here we present a woman with a breast mass. Our aim is to show ultrasound, mammography and magnetic resonance imaging findings of GM by reviewing the literature.

Cite this paper
Uslu, N. (2013) An entity mimicking inflammatory breast carcinoma: Granulomatous mastitis. Case Reports in Clinical Medicine, 2, 246-248. doi: 10.4236/crcm.2013.24067.
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