Other Names for this Disease
- Diabetic fibrous breast disease
- Diabetic fibrous mastopathy
- Lymphocytic mastitis
- Lymphocytic mastopathy
- Sclerosing lymphocytic lobulitis
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 The cause of this condition is unknown. Symptoms may include hard, irregular, easily movable, discrete, painless breast mass(es).Diabetic mastopathy are noncancerous lesions in the breast most commonly diagnosed in premenopausal women with type 1 diabetes.
Last updated: 7/24/2013
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