Tuberculosis of Breast - Case Report

  • Kanza Farrukh Postgraduate Resident Surgery Surgical Unit I, Department of General Surgery Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Raheem Medical Office Surgical Unit I, Department of General Surgery Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Fahad Akhtar Medical Officer Surgical Unit I, Department of General Surgery Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences Islamabad, Pakistan
  • S H Waqar Professor of Surgery, Surgical Unit I, Department of General Surgery Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences Islamabad, Pakistan
Keywords: Breast Abscess, Breast Tuberculosis, Granulomatous Disease

Abstract

Tuberculosis of breast is rarely found, especially as primary presentation. The diagnosis can be difficult because the disease may mimic breast carcinoma, pyogenic abscess, and other granulomatous diseases. We present a case report of breast tuberculosis that was initially considered as breast carcinoma due to its typical presentation.

Published
2024-04-01
Section
Case Report