Coexistence of idiopathic granulomatous mastitis and erythema nodosum: successful treatment with corticosteroids


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AKIN M., Karabacak H., ESENDAĞLI G., Yavuz A., GÜLTEKİN S., DİKMEN K., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.47, no.5, pp.1590-1592, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1611-100
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1590-1592
  • Keywords: Granulomatous mastitis, idiopathic granulomatous mastitis, erythema nodosum, breast, corticosteroids

Abstract

Background/aim: Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis (IGM) is a rare, chronic inflammatory disease of the breast. Erythema nodosum (EN) is a rare extramammary manifestation of IGM. The purpose of this study is to determine the clinical and demographic characteristics of 11 IGM and EN patients and to evaluate the efficacy of methylprednisolone treatment.