Case report of treatment of granulomatous mastitis
Keywords:idiopathic granulomatous mastitis
AbstractGranulomatous mastitis is a chronic inflammation of the mammary gland. A distinction is made between specific and idiopathic granulomatous mastitis. The article presents the case of effective treatment of granulomatous mastitis with antibiotics and corticosteroids. Antibiotic therapy was prescribed depending on the results of bacteriological investigation. Author gives recommendations on the method of treatment of such patients.
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