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Year : 1991  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 24-6,26A

Tuberculosis of breast (study of 7 cases).


Mobile Surgical Unit, City Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan.,

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P K Sharma
Mobile Surgical Unit, City Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan.

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Seven cases of tuberculosis of breast are presented. The clinical features were multiple discharging sinuses, lump, ulcer and recurring abscess of breast. Diagnosis relied on histological appearance. Acid fast bacilli being present in only one specimen and positive culture obtained in one patient. Successful treatment combines antituberculous drug therapy with removal of infected breast tissue.






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