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Anales de la Facultad de Ciencias Médicas (Asunción)

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MARTINEZ, Patricia; COLLANTE, Analia; BERINO, Alicia  e  BOGGINO, Hugo. Lymphocytic mastitis in young women. The importance of histological diagnosis. Case report. An. Fac. Cienc. Méd. (Asunción) [online]. 2024, vol.57, n.1, pp.77-81. ISSN 1816-8949.

Lymphocytic mastitis or diabetic mastitis is a rare benign pathology, characterized by fibrotic inflammation of the breast, causing great concern due to the simulation of carcinoma. It is generally associated with type 2 diabetes, although it can occur in other autoimmune pathologies and also in patients without comorbidities.

The clinical case of a young patient without comorbidities who consulted in the breast pathology clinic due to a breast tumor.

A percutaneous trucut biopsy was performed with histological confirmation of lymphocytic mastitis, close control was performed, observing clinical and imaging remission of the lesion in 6 months of follow-up.

The case is presented in order to emphasize the importance of percutaneous histological diagnosis of the lesion, to determine its nature, confirming a benign pathology that does not require resection, thus avoiding causing deformities that could psychologically affect the patient.

Palavras-chave : lymphocytic mastitis; percutaneous biopsy..

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