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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1611-100
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • 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.