Cysticercosis of breast presenting as a breast lump: cytological diagnosis of a rare case.

  • Swati Bhardwaj Department of Pathology, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi-110029
  • Akansha Singh Department of pathology, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi-110029
  • Charanjeet Ahluwalia Department of Pathology, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi-110029
  • Ashish Kumar Mandal Department of Pathology, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi-110029
Keywords: Cysticercosis, breast

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Author Biographies

Swati Bhardwaj, Department of Pathology, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi-110029
Post graduate student, Department of Pathology, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi-110029
Akansha Singh, Department of pathology, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi-110029
Senior Resident, Department of Pathology
Charanjeet Ahluwalia, Department of Pathology, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi-110029
Senior Specialist, Department of Pathology, Vardhman Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi-110029
Ashish Kumar Mandal, Department of Pathology, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi-110029
Head of Department, Department of Pathology, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi-110029

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Published
2016-07-28
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