DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-2156.IntJSciRep20150957

Two cases of breast tuberculosis

Mangala V. Borkar, Kusum K. Sikariya, Chaya G. Gawale, Gajanan A. Surwade, Uddhav S. Khaire, Sunita B. Patil

Abstract


Breast tuberculosis is a rare type of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis. This paper reports 2 cases of breast tuberculosis confirmed histopathologically. Aim of this study is to increase awareness about this entity, as otherwise it may be missed and mistaken for breast carcinoma (which should of course always be considered or ruled out primarily).


Keywords


Breast tuberculosis, Extrapulmonary tuberculosis

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