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Breast Dis. 2011;33(3):133-7. doi: 10.3233/BD-2012-0330.

Primary tuberculosis of the breast: a rare cause of a breast lump.

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  • 1Department of Radiology, Steve Biko, Academic Hospital, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.


Primary tuberculosis (TB) of the breast is a very rare condition. We present a 50-year-old patient who presented with primary TB of the breast. The significance of the radiological findings, the importance of histological diagnosis and treatment, and the possibility of co-existence with breast cancer are discussed.

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