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Main differences between mastitis and ibc?

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Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery 23 years experience
Similar: Mastitis is a benign, infection, usually with an abscess. Ibc is breast cancer that can look like an infection and not have a mass but is an aggressive form of breast cancer. A biopsy should be performed to make the diagnosis of ibc. Often the mammogram will be normal with minor changes.

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