Granulomatous Mastts and Sarcoidosis Differental Diagnosis: A Case Report

  • Sepehr Sahraiyan Department of Internal Medicine, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Mahsa Abbaszadeh Mail Department of Internal Medicine, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Nasim KhajaviRad Department of Internal Medicine, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Sahar Karimpour Reyhan Department of Internal Medicine, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Ali Afshari Department of Internal Medicine, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Keywords:
Sarcoidosis;, Granulomatous mastts;, Breast;, Erythema nodosum

Abstract

Granulomatous mastitis is a pathological diagnosis with a variety of causes, and its treatment depends on the underlying cause. We report a case of granulomatous mastitis in a 25-year-old woman admitted with erythema nodosum and an unresponded acute inflammatory mastitis to treatment. It was challenging for us to make a definite diagnosis between sarcoidosis and idiopathic lobular granulomatous mastitis for her. In the end, our diagnosis was sarcoidosis because of dactylitis we found in her physical examination which responded dramatically to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug treatment. We started therapy with corticosteroids and immunosuppressant drugs and offered her continuous follow-up.

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Published
2019-11-04
How to Cite
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Sahraiyan S, Abbaszadeh M, KhajaviRad N, Karimpour Reyhan S, Afshari A. Granulomatous Mastts and Sarcoidosis Differental Diagnosis: A Case Report. CRCP. 4(3):64-68.
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