The role of conservative treatment in idiopathic granulomatous mastitis.

@article{Lai2005TheRO,
  title={The role of conservative treatment in idiopathic granulomatous mastitis.},
  author={Eric C. Lai and Wing Cheong Chan and Tony Kwok-fai Ma and Alice Pui Yee Tang and Cycles Suet-Ping Poon and Heng Tat Leong},
  journal={The breast journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={454-6}
}
Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis (IGM) is a rare benign inflammatory disease of the breast that mimics carcinoma of the breast. Its etiology and treatment remain unclear. A retrospective review of nine women with histopathologic diagnosis of IGM was performed. The women had a mean follow-up of 18.7 months and a mean age of 45.7 years (range 32-83 years… CONTINUE READING