Mammary Tuberculosis in male

  • Siddharth Pramod Dubhashi All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Nagpur
  • Riddhima Shailesh Dubhashi Dr. V.M. Govt. Medical College, Solapur

Abstract

Mammary Tuberculosis is rare, with an incidence of 4% of all breast diseases in TB endemic countries. The clinical presentation can be non-specific and may mimic malignancy of the breast. This is a case report of a middle-aged male patient presenting with an ulcerated lump of the breast, diagnosed as mammary tuberculosis. Breast tuberculosis is extremely rare in males. The clinical presentation is varied and a high index of clinical suspicion is extremely essential for diagnosis with confirmation by cytology and histology. Anti-tubercular treatment (ATT) is the mainstay of treatment, with surgery being required in few indicated cases.

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Published
2020-12-06
How to Cite
DUBHASHI, Siddharth Pramod; DUBHASHI, Riddhima Shailesh. Mammary Tuberculosis in male. J Soc Surg Nep, [S.l.], v. 23, n. 1, p. 44-46, dec. 2020. ISSN 2392-4772. Available at: <http://jssn.org.np/index.php?journal=jssn&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=387>. Date accessed: 19 jan. 2021.