Vacuum-assisted biopsy and steroid therapy for granulomatous lobular mastitis: report of three cases.

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Kuba, Sayaka; Yamaguchi, Junzo; Ohtani, Hiroshi; Shimokawa, Isao; Maeda, Shigeto; Kanematsu, Takashi;
  • Publisher: Springer Japan
  • Journal: Surgery today, volume 39, issue 8, pages 695-699 (issn: 0941-1291)
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  • Subject: Steroid therapy | Vacuum-assisted biopsy | Granulomatous lobular mastitis
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We report the cases of three patients with granulomatous lobular mastitis (GLM), who were treated successfully with low-dose steroid therapy. Furthermore, the findings of our review of 271 patients reported in the literature suggest that steroid therapy is the treatment... View more
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