Erciyes Med J. 2023; 45(2): 115-122 | DOI: 10.14744/etd.2023.53929
An Update on Granulomatous Lobular Mastitis: It is Time to Tell the Untold
Oktay irkorucu1, Ali Ibrahim Shorbagi1, Dima Alwardat2, Alper Parlakgumus3, Burcak Cakir Pekoz4, Zeynel Abidin Taş5, Mode Al Ojaimi11Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Sharjah, College of Medicine, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, Gulf Medical University, Ajman, United Arab Emirates
3Department of Surgical Oncology, Adana City Research and Training Hospital, Adana, Türkiye
4Department of Radiology, Adana City Research and Training Hospital, Adana, Türkiye
5Department of Pathology, Adana City Research and Training Hospital, Adana, Türkiye
Objective: Granulomatous mastitis is an infrequent, benign, inflammatory disease of the breast that mostly affects young women of reproductive age. The main objective of this review was to clarify the latest terminology and to provide an update on the diagnosis and management.Keywords:
Materials and Methods: A total of 792 granulomatous mastitis-related articles published in the English literature from 1965 to 2022 were reviewed.
Results: The management of this benign but daunting condition remains controversial, and there is no worldwide consensus regarding the best systematic treatment protocol. Good judgment is required to ensure optimal diagnosis and treatment.
Conclusion: This narrative review deals with the latest developments in the diagnosis, etiopathogenesis, and modern treat-ment of the disease.
Mastitis, autoimmunity, granuloma, breast, lobular, sustainability.
Oktay irkorucu, Ali Ibrahim Shorbagi, Dima Alwardat, Alper Parlakgumus, Burcak Cakir Pekoz, Zeynel Abidin Taş, Mode Al Ojaimi. An Update on Granulomatous Lobular Mastitis: It is Time to Tell the Untold. Erciyes Med J. 2023; 45(2): 115-122
Corresponding Author: Ali Ibrahim Shorbagi, United Arab Emirates
Manuscript Language: English