TITLE

Focal Arteritis of the Breast

AUTHOR(S)
Chaitin, Barbara; Kohout, Nevea Donell; Goldman, Ronald L.
PUB. DATE
May 1981
SOURCE
Angiology;May1981, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p334
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The fourth case of focal (isolated) arteritis of the breast is reported. The lesion, which may be unilateral or bilateral, presents as a painful or tender mass and has been confused clinically with carcinoma. Arteritis, either necrotizing or granulomatous, may occur as an isolated phenomenon restricted to a solitary organ; it does not necessarily imply concurrent or subsequent systemic vasculitis.
ACCESSION #
16394367

 

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