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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 49  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 243-4

Breast filariasis diagnosed by fine needle aspiration cytology--a case report.

Department of Pathology, S.V. Medical College, Triupati [corrected]

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N Rukmangadha
Department of Pathology, S.V. Medical College, Triupati [corrected]

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We report a case of female who presented with a lump in the right breast. Fine needle aspiration cytology of lump revealed numerous adult filarial worms. Common habitat of the adult filarial worms is the lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes of limbs and their occurrence in breast is uncommon.

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