diabetic mastopathy

diabetic mastopathy

A condition characterised by often bilateral indurated but painless masses in the breast, seen mostly in insulin-dependent diabetics, which consists of
• Lymphocytic vasculitis,
• Sclerosing lymphocytic lobulitis
• Stromal keloidal fibrosis with plump epithelioid myofibroblasts.

Other changes seen in diabetic mastopathy include keloids, periductal and lobular lymphocytic infiltrates.
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Diabetic mastopathy (DM) is a rare and benign fibroinflammatory condition of the breast.
Features Entities Masses and/or distortion Fat necrosis Radial scar/complex sclerosing lesion Granular cell tumor Spindle cell lesions Inflammatory conditions Chronic mastitis Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis Diabetic mastopathy Rare conditions Breast infarction Sarcoidosis Cooper's ligament
6) Diabetic mastopathy is noncancerous lesions in the breast most commonly diagnosed in premenopausal women with type 1 diabetes.
Peril: Diabetic mastopathy is infrequently encountered since breast examination is not performed routinely in younger diabetic patients.
These features were in keeping with sclerosing lymphocytic mastitis, known also as diabetic mastopathy.
Diabetic mastopathy is an uncommon benign fibro-inflamatory breast disease.
A few cases of diabetic mastopathy have demonstrated no radiotracer uptake with scintimammography; (4) this requires further evaluation.
MRI is useful in assessing dense breast tissue and may be of use in evaluating suspected breast cancer in patients with diabetic mastopathy.
That effort turned up four more women with the condition, known as diabetic mastopathy.
The study revealed that the risk of diabetic mastopathy is high in diabetic women in their late thirties, especially those who have had trouble keeping their blood sugar concentrations in check.
Women with diabetic mastopathy often have dense breast tissue, which can confuse the results of mammography, an X-ray technique that identifies breast tumors.
Up to 13% of long-standing insulin-dependent diabetics are affected by diabetic mastopathy.