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Tuberculosis of the Female Breast: A Case Report

Volume 6 - Issue 5

SC Biswas1, JL Banerjee1 and CR Sahu*2

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    • 1Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Kalyani, India
    • 2Deperment of Zoology, University of Kalyani, India

    *Corresponding author: Sahu CR, Department of Zoology, University of Kalyani, Kalyani-741235, India

Received: July 01, 2018;   Published: July 13, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.06.001402

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Abstract

Breast (mammary) tuberculosis is one of the rarest diseases manifested by extra-pulmonary localization of the disease accounting for 3-4% in regions particularly in India and Africa compared to less than 0.1% of breast condition in developed countries. This condition mostly comes into view, particularly in lactating women. The case that is presented for a female of about 25- year having a lump in her breast and occasional fever but with loss of weight and anoxia. Various types of diagnosis, including both hematological and biochemical and histological confirmation have been performed. Surgical treatments and further therapeutic management have been considered.

Keywords: Tuberculosis; Breast; Surgery; Histological Examination

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