Insights Imaging 2021 Feb 15;12(1):19. Epub 2021 Feb 15.
Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.
Breast tuberculosis is a rare form of extrapulmonary tuberculosis which tends to affect females of reproductive age, and is much rarer in males, postmenopausal women, and pre-pubescent girls. It is difficult to diagnose because it can mimic benign conditions such as a fibroadenoma, as well as malignant diseases like a carcinoma. It is also particularly difficult to distinguish breast tuberculosis from granulomatous mastitis, so other possible diagnoses should be ruled out first. Read More