Tuberculosis of Breast
Dr. Shantha Mohanasundaram, Dr. G Hemanathan, Dr. N Deepa
Breast tuberculosis, Epitheloid granuloma, Langhan\'s giant cells
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Mohanasundaram DS, Hemanathan DG, Deepa DN. Tuberculosis of Breast. 2015; 4 (2):41-43.
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Tuberculosis of breast is rare in the west. It is rare even in developing countries where the incidence of Extra Pulmonary Tuberculosis is high. Kancheepuram District in Tamilnadu is known for its endemicity in Tuberculosis. Tuberculosis of breast occurring in young female which is a rare site for Extra Pulmonary Tuberculosis is presented here.
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