ANZ JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.88, no.6, pp.635-639, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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ANZ JOURNAL OF SURGERY
granulomatous, idiopathic, mastitis, recurrence, risk factors, LOBULAR MASTITIS, BREAST DISEASE, MANAGEMENT, THERAPY, HYPERPROLACTINEMIA, PROLACTINOMA, ASSOCIATION, EXPERIENCE, DIAGNOSIS, STEROIDS
Background: Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis (IGM) is a rare chronic inflammatory disease of the breast with unknown aetiology. Its treatment is controversial and the recurrence rate is high. The objectives of this study were to examine the demographic, sociocultural and clinical characteristics observed among a large cohort of IGM patients from Turkey and to identify factors related to the recurrence of IGM.