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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences
School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
ISSN: 1394-195X
Vol. 20, No. 3, 2013, pp. 83-87
Bioline Code: mj13043
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol. 20, No. 3, 2013, pp. 83-87

 en Lymphocytic Mastitis Mimicking Breast Carcinoma, Radiology and Pathology Correlation: Review of Two Cases
Alhabshi, Sharifah Majedah Idrus; Rahmat, Kartini; Westerhout, Caroline Judy; Latar, Nani Harlina Md; Chandran, Patricia Ann & Aziz, Suraya


Lymphocytic mastitis, or diabetic mastopathy, is an unusual finding in early-onset and long-standing diabetes. It can presents as a non-tender or tender palpable breast mass. Mammogram and ultrasound frequently demonstrate findings suspicious of malignancy, thus biopsy and histological confirmation is usually required. We reviewed two cases of lymphocytic mastitis with characteristics findings on mammogram, ultrasound, and histopathology. Diagnoses were confirmed with excision biopsy.

breast, breast carcinoma, inflammatory breast neoplasm, mastitis

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