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Primary tuberculosis of male breast: A rare case presentation

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Article Type : Case Report

Author Details: Ashrafulla M.R*,Madakatti B.S,Giridhar R. Kuknoor,Mayur M Kadam,Yettinamath K.M

Volume : 4

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2456-9267

Print ISSN : 2581-5725

Article First Page : 177

Article End Page : 178


The primary tuberculosis of breast is a rare disorder which can be mistaken for pyogenic or neoplasm’s of the breast. We are reporting a case of 60 year old male who presented with a swelling in right breast. Surgeons made a diagnosis of Breast abscess,? Neoplasm and Radiologist gave a diagnosis of breast abscess.FNAC of the swelling revealed granulomatous mastitis with superadded acute inflammation.

Keywords: Breast, FNAC, Abscess, Swelling, Tuberculous mastitis.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/j.achr.2019.034