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Diabetic mastopathy - clinical and mammographic findings

IJ Movson, I Buccimazza

Abstract




Fibrous mastopathy is a condition seen mainly in premenopausal, insulin-dependent diabetics. The condition simulates breast cancer and is often poorly recognised.
One of the main reasons for reporting this well-described entity is to make
radiologists and surgeons more aware of this condition, thereby reducing unnecessary
morbidity by establishing a correct diagnosis more efficiently, and differentiating
it from breast carcinoma.

South African Journal of Radiology Vol. 9 (3) 2005: pp. 26-28



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