Granulomatous mastitis

  title={Granulomatous mastitis},
  author={Dagmar Diesing and Roland Axt-Fliedner and Daniela Hornung and J{\"u}rgen Michael Weiss and Klaus Diedrich and Michael Friedrich},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
Granulomatous mastitis (GM) is a rare disease which predominantly occurs in premenopausal women shortly after their last childbirth. Its etiology is unclear, however, the disease has been shown to be correlated with breast-feeding and the use of oral contraceptives. An autoimmune component has also been discussed. It presents with the clinical symptoms of galactorrhea, inflammation, breast mass, tumorous indurations and ulcerations of the skin. In mammography and sonography nodular opacities… CONTINUE READING
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