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Diabetic mastopathy


Other Names for this Disease

  • Diabetic fibrous breast disease
  • Diabetic fibrous mastopathy
  • Lymphocytic mastitis
  • Lymphocytic mastopathy
  • Sclerosing lymphocytic lobulitis
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Overview

Diabetic mastopathy are noncancerous lesions in the breast most commonly diagnosed in premenopausal women with type 1 diabetes.[1][2][3] The cause of this condition is unknown.[1][2][3][4][5] Symptoms may include hard, irregular, easily movable, discrete, painless breast mass(es).[1][4][6]
Last updated: 7/24/2013

References

  1. Keyoung JA Zuurbier CA, Tsangaris TN, Azumi N, Makariou E. Diabetic Mastopathy. Applied Radiology. 2003; http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/462248_3. Accessed 10/15/2009.
  2. Honda M, Mori Y, Nishi T, Mizuguchi K, Ishibashi M. Diabetic mastopathy of bilateral breasts in an elderly Japanese woman with type 2 diabetes: a case report and a review of the literature in Japan. Intern Med. Epub 2007 Sep 14; https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/internalmedicine/46/18/46_18_1573/_article. Accessed 10/15/2009.
  3. Sotome K, Ohnishi T, Miyoshi R, Nakamaru M, Furukawa A, Miyazaki H, Morozumi K, Tanaka Y, Iri H. An Uncommon Case of Diabetic Mastopathy in Type II Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus. Breast Cancer. 2006; https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/jbcs/13/2/13_2_205/_article. Accessed 10/15/2009.
  4. Tsung JS, Wang TY, Lin CK. Diabetic mastopathy in type II diabetes mellitus. J Formos Med Assoc. 2005; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Tsung+JS%2C+Wang+TY%2C+Lin+CK. Accessed 10/15/2009.
  5. Ely KA, Tse G, Simpson JF, Clarfeld R, Page DL. Diabetic mastopathy: a clinicopathologic review. Am J Clin Pathol. 2000 Apr; http://ajcp.metapress.com/app/home/contribution.asp?referrer=parent&backto=issue,10,16;journal,96,99;linkingpublicationresults,1:300401,1. Accessed 10/15/2009.
  6. What you need to know about breast cancer. National Cancer Institute. 2005 ; http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/wyntk/breast/page1. Accessed 10/15/2009.
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Other Names for this Disease
  • Diabetic fibrous breast disease
  • Diabetic fibrous mastopathy
  • Lymphocytic mastitis
  • Lymphocytic mastopathy
  • Sclerosing lymphocytic lobulitis
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.