Tuberculous disease of the breast

Ghei, P.N. (1963) Tuberculous disease of the breast. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 10 (4). pp. 133-138.

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The incidence of tuberculous disease of the breast and review of literature on it is briefly discussed. A case report of a 30 year old female suffering from tuberculosis of breast associated with tuberculous axillary lymph adenitis of corres ponding axilla is discussed. Postpartum adenosis has also been seen in the same breast. A simple excision of the breast lesion and excision of the axillary lymph gland swelling combined with antitubercular drug therapy gave excellent result. The possibility of occurrence of tuberculosis and carcinoma together has been mentioned.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tuberculosis, Breast, Carcinoma, Breast Lesion, Drug Therapy, Adenosis
Subjects:Neoplasms > Neoplasms by Site > Breast Neoplasms
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis
Body Regions > Breast
Therapeutics > Drug Therapy
Persons > Women
Endocrine Diseases > Breast Diseases > Breast Neoplasms
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:956
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:16 September 2005

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