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Title
Axillary lymphadenopathy as a first symptom of diabetic mastopathy
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Abstract
Diabetic mastopathy is an unusual fibroinflammatory breast lesion that characteristically presents in premenopausal women with long-standing type 1 diabetes mellitus. Patients present with clinically suspicious breast masses or axillary lymph nodes with imaging characteristics indistinguishable from malignancy. Fine needle aspiration is often inadequate and a core biopsy should be performed. Excisional biopsy is not necessary, and annual follow-up is recommended. Recognition of diabetic mastopathy should lead to better care of patients with breast nodules or axillary masses who are diabetic, avoiding surgery for this benign condition.
Language
English
Source (journal)
BMJ case reports. - London, 2008, currens
Publication
London : BMJ Pub. Group, 2009
ISSN
1757-790X
Volume/pages
(2009)
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E-only publicatie
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UAntwerpen
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Publications with a UAntwerp address
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Last edited 24.02.2017
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