Published: 2015-10-22

Two cases of breast tuberculosis

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


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).


Breast tuberculosis, Extrapulmonary tuberculosis

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