Rifampicin for Idiopathic Granulomatous Lobular Mastitis: A Promising Alternative for Treatment

@article{Farouk2016RifampicinFI,
  title={Rifampicin for Idiopathic Granulomatous Lobular Mastitis: A Promising Alternative for Treatment},
  author={Omar Farouk and Mohamed M. Abdelkhalek and Ahmed Abdallah and Ahmed Mohamed Shata and Ahmed Senbel and Essam S. M. Attia and Mohamed Abd Elghaffar and Mahmoud Mesbah and Nermine Soliman and Maha Mohammed Amin and Dina Abd El-Aziz El-Tantawy},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={41},
  pages={1313-1321}
}
Idiopathic granulomatous lobular mastitis (IGLM) is a chronic, non-caseating, inflammatory breast disease of obscure aetiology characterized by multiple masses, abscesses and sinus formation. There is no standard treatment to date, but surgical procedures and systemic corticosteroids are effective in its treatment despite high recurrence rates. This prospective study including 30 patients with IGLM between November 2012 and May 2016 aimed to investigate the possibility of administration of… CONTINUE READING