Invasive Breast Carcinoma with Axillary Tuberculous Lymphadenitis EC01-EC03
Dr. Sunil V Jagtap,
Professor, Department of Pathology, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad-415110, Maharashtra, India.
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.