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Case Studies | Public Health Education | India | Volume 10 Issue 10, October 2021
Filiartic Breast Lump: A Case Report
Abstract: Lymphatic filariasis affects an estimated 120 million people in more than 70 countries and India has the largest number of infected persons comprising of more than 40% of the global endemic population. Filariasis continues to be a challenging health issue in India and its endemic in various states and along coastal regions. They are mostly caused by Wuchereria bancrofti and Brugia malayi two nematodes who are transmitted by culex mosquitoes. Lymphatic channels are the main site of filariasis chiefly affecting limbs and genitalia. Extra nodal organ involvement is an unusual site of presentation.
Keywords: Breast lump, Filariasis, history taking, USG
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 10, October 2021,
Pages: 765 - 765
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Surjeet Dwivedi, "Filiartic Breast Lump: A Case Report", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR211014195416, Volume 10 Issue 10, October 2021, 765 - 765, #ijsrnet
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