Breast granulomatosis with polyangiitis mimicking breast cancer

Filippo Lococo, M. C. Mengoli, M. Ragazzi, M. A. Mengoli, M. C. Balli, A. Marchioni, G. Rossi

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Inflammatory lesions of the breast encompass primary reactive processes and local manifestation of systemic diseases. They are very rare and they are generally treated without resort to biopsy. Nevertheless they could be clinically challenge mimicking malignant process and needing surgery to reach a correct diagnosis. Here we describe a rare case of breast granulomatosis with polyangiitis, which presented with radiological and clinical alarming features that immediately raised the suspicious of malignancy leading to breast-conserving surgery.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)405-407
Numero di pagine3
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2017


  • Breast
  • C-ANCA
  • Giant cell arteritis
  • Granulomatosis with polyangiitis
  • Wegener's granulomatosis


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