Your browser does not support javascript:   Search for gard hereSearch for news-and-events here.

Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Diabetic mastopathy


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.

Treatment

Newline Maker

How is diabetic mastopathy treated?

Diabetic mastopathy is a benign condition and should be managed as such. Patients should be advised about the condition and how to self examine the breasts. They should be advised that iif there are any changes in size and number of breast lumps that they should consult their breast team or general practitioner. Patients should be routinely followed up with MRI or ultrasound and core biopsy if the lesions become clinically or radiologically suspicious. Lesions can be excised for cosmetic reasons or if malignancy cannot be excluded. No followup is recommended when malignancy has been ruled out.[1]
Last updated: 10/15/2009

References
  1. Thorncroft K, Forsyth L, Desmond S, Audisio RA. Breast J. 2007; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17983405. Accessed 10/15/2009.


GARD Video Tutorial

  • Finding Treatment Information - A video developed by GARD Information Specialists that explains how you can find information about treatment for a rare disease.

    Finding Treatment Information
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.