Invasive Breast Carcinoma with Axillary Tuberculous LymphadenitisCorrespondence Address :
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.
Breast lump, Malignant breast lesion, Matted lymph node
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 Sep 19 ]; 12:EC01-EC03. Available from
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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