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Granulomatøs mastitis

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Thomas Bentzon1, Anna Marie Theut2, Henrik Kiær3 & Niels Bentzon1

1) Brystkirurgisk Afdeling, Københavns Universitetshospital – Herlev-Gentofte Hospital, 2) Afdeling for Klinisk Mikrobiologi, Københavns Universitetshospital – Herlev-Gentofte Hospital, 3) Patologiafdelingen, Københavns Universitetshospital – Herlev-Gentofte Hospital

Ugeskr Læger 2021;183:V03210279

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UgeskrLæger 2021;183:V03210279
Granulomatous mastitis

Thomas Bentzon, Anna Marie Theut, Henrik Kiær & Niels Bentzon

Ugeskr Læger 2021;183:V03210279

Granulomatous mastitis (GM) is a quite rare inflammatory condition of the breast with varying clinical presentations and microbiological findings. Having excluded specific diseases connected with GM, a group of idiopathic GM (IGM) remains including a special form presenting with multiple small cysts named cystic neutrophil GM (CNGM). The aetiology is unknown, and clinical investigation methods as well as treatment options are controversial. The purpose of this review is to describe diagnostic considerations and controversies in the treatment of IGM and CNGM.

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