Is Platelet Rich Plasma an Alternative Treatment in Granulomatous Mastitis?

  • Hande Köksal Saglik Bilimleri University, Konya Education and Research Hosptial, Department of General Surgery
  • Arif Atay Saglik Bilimleri University, Konya Education and Research Hosptial, Department of General Surgery
  • Meryem İlkay Eren Karanis Saglik Bilimleri University, Konya Education and Research Hosptial, Department of Pathology
  • Ersin Turan
  • Osman Doğru Saglik Bilimleri University, Konya Education and Research Hosptial, Department of General Surgery
Keywords: Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis, platelet rich plasma, treatment

Abstract

Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis is a rare, chronic inflammatory breast disease. Surgical excision with or without steroids is an acceptable and effective therapy in carefully selected patients. Herein an alternative treatment strategy is reported to discuss if it is beneficial or not.  

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Published
2017-03-29