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Year : 2018 | Month : June | Volume : 12 | Issue : 6 | Page : EC01 - EC03

Invasive Breast Carcinoma with Axillary Tuberculous Lymphadenitis

Sunil V Jagtap, Ravindra G Naniwadekar, Cyrus Dara Jokhi, Swati Sunil Jagtap

1. Professor, Department of Pathology, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad, Maharashtra, India. 2. Professor, Department of Surgery, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad, Maharashtra, India. 3. Assistant Lecturer, Department of Pathology, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad, Maharashtra, India. 4. Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad, Maharashtra, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Sunil V Jagtap,
Professor, Department of Pathology, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad-415110, Maharashtra, India.
E-mail: drsvjagtap@gmail.com

Abstract

The simultaneous occurrence of breast cancer and tuberculosis is rare. As there are no pathognomic clinical signs and symptoms, it can create problem in diagnosis and treatment of both diseases. A 50-year-old female patient presented with right breast lump diagnosed on histopathology as invasive breast carcinoma Grade III with extensive granulomatous right axillary lymphadenitis due to tuberculosis. Thus, diagnosis helps in down staging of carcinoma of breast and further management of the case.

Keywords

Breast lump, Malignant breast lesion, Matted lymph node

How to cite this article :

Sunil V Jagtap, Ravindra G Naniwadekar, Cyrus Dara Jokhi, Swati Sunil Jagtap. INVASIVE BREAST CARCINOMA WITH AXILLARY TUBERCULOUS LYMPHADENITIS. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2018 June [cited: 2018 Jun 24 ]; 12:EC01-EC03. Available from
http://www.jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2018&month=June&volume=12&issue=6&page=EC01-EC03&id=11595

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2018/35563.11595

Date of Submission: Jan 13, 2018
Date of Peer Review: Mar 01, 2018
Date of Acceptance: Mar 19, 2018
Date of Publishing: Jun 01, 2018

FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

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