Treatment of bilateral granulomatous lobular mastitis during lactation with traditional Chinese medicine: A case report
Zhi-Yuan Li, Department of Health Care, The Affiliated Hospital of Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jinan 250014, Shandong Province, China
Xiao-Mei Sun, Department of Pediatrics, West China Second University Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610066, Sichuan Province, China
Jing-Wei Li, Xiao-Fei Liu, Zi-Yuan Sun, Han-Han Chen, Yan-Ling Dong, Xiao-Hui Sun, Department of Breast Thyroid Surgery, The Affiliated Hospital of Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jinan 250014, Shandong Province, China
Author contributions: All authors contributed equally to the literature search, data collection (including figures), and manuscript writing; Li ZY and Sun XH mainly analysed and wrote the manuscript; Sun XM, Li JW, and Liu XF edited the figures and paragraphs; Sun ZY, Chen HH, and Dong YL corrected the data analysis and manuscript text; all authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Supported by Natural Science Foundation of Shandong Province, No. ZR2017BH107; the Shandong Province TCM Science and Technology Development Program, No. 2019-0090 and No. 2019-0160; Jinan Clinical Science and Technology Innovation Plan, No. 202019157; the Qilu Hygiene and Health Leading Talent Cultivation Project, LwrzNo. 3; and the Zhaoyang Talent Project of the Affiliated Hospital of Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
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Corresponding author: Xiao-Hui Sun, MD, PhD, Additional Professor, Department of Breast Thyroid Surgery, The Affiliated Hospital of Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, No. 16369 Jingshi Road, Jinan 250014, Shandong Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: May 12, 2021
Peer-review started: May 12, 2021
First decision: June 15, 2021
Revised: June 29, 2021
Accepted: August 2, 2021
Article in press: August 2, 2021
Published online: September 26, 2021