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Breast Tuberculosis: a Diagnosis Often Unknown, Case Report  

Houssem Ragmoun1 , Abir Agili1 , Abdrahmen Daadoucha2 , Najeh Benhlima3
1 Department of Obstetric Gynecology Ibn El Jazzar Hospital Kairouan, University hospital assistant in gynecology obstetrics, Ibn El Jazzar Street, Kairouan 3100,Tunisia
2 Department of Radiology Ibn El Jazzar Hospital Kairouan, University hospital assistant in radiology, Ibn El Jazzar Street, Kairouan 3100,Tunisia
3 Department of Cardiology Ibn El Jazzar Hospital Kairou, University hospital assistant in cardiology, Ibn El Jazzar Street, Kairouan 3100,Tunisia
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International Journal of Clinical Case Reports, 2017, Vol. 7, No. 19   doi: 10.5376/ijccr.2017.07.0019
Received: 31 Oct., 2017    Accepted: 27 Nov., 2017    Published: 15 Dec., 2017
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Ragmoun H., Ajili A., Daadoucha A., and Benhlima N., 2017, Breast tuberculosis: a diagnosis often unknown, case report, 7(19): 86-90 (doi: 10.5376/ijccr.2017.07.0019)

Abstract

Breast tuberculosis is a rare condition. It poses a differential diagnosis problem with breast cancer because the clinic and imaging are not specific. Breast tuberculosis should be mentioned mainly in endemic countries or in immunocompromised individuals. We report a case of breast tuberculosis in a postmenopausal woman through this case, we describe the particularity Clinical and evolving of this entity, and we discuss the diagnostic difficulties.

Keywords
Tuberculosis; Breast
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