Case Report

Unusual presentation of extrapulmonary tuberculosis: A case report on mammary tuberculosis

Munira Khan, Kogieleum Naidoo
Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine | Vol 12, No 2 | a197 | DOI: | © 2011 Munira Khan, Kogieleum Naidoo | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 15 December 2011 | Published: 26 May 2011

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Munira Khan, CAPRISA, South Africa
Kogieleum Naidoo, CAPRISA, South Africa


This case study highlights an unusual manifestation of extrapulmonary tuberculosis (TB) in a person living with HIV, namely mammary TB. Clinicians practising in settings where HIV and TB are endemic need to be aware of the clinical presentation, diagnosis and management of mammary TB.


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