Topical Steroids Are Effective in the Treatment of Idiopathic Granulomatous Mastitis

@article{Altntoprak2015TopicalSA,
  title={Topical Steroids Are Effective in the Treatment of Idiopathic Granulomatous Mastitis},
  author={Fatih Altıntoprak and Taner Kivilcim and Omer Yalkin and Yener Uzunoglu and Zeynep Kahyaoğlu and Osman Nuri Dilek},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={39},
  pages={2718-2723}
}
Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis (IGM) is a rare, benign, and chronic disease of the breast. Despite the various treatment approaches described for this disease, a gold standard treatment modality has not yet been defined. In this study, the effect of topical steroids was reviewed and assessed in patients with IGM. The records of patients with IGM who were treated only with topical steroids were retrospectively reviewed. Patients were grouped as “completely healed,” “inadequately healed… CONTINUE READING