Tuberculosis of the breast
Sharma, Veena K.; Singh, Navjeevan; Soni, Indu; Pratap, V.K.; Bhatnagar, V.B. and Mehrotra, M.L. (1987) Tuberculosis of the breast. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 34 (3). pp. 153-155.
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Sixteen cases (15 females and 1 male) of tuberculous mastitis (TM) constituted 2.05% of all the lesions of breast biopsied during a period of 16 years. Thirteen of these were of child bearing age. It was associated with infiltrating duct carcinoma in 1 case. It is felt that tuberculosis should still be considered in the differential diagnoses of the breast lumps, particularly in this geographic region.
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