Breast filariasis. Complex diagnostic and treatment

Breast filariasis. Complex diagnostic and treatment

Mazo M.L., Belyakov M.M., Rozhkova N.I., Volchenko N.N., Jacobs O.E., Zapirova S.B.

Filariasis is a tropical disease caused by the parasite Dirofilaria repens. The lesion of the breast occurs in 10%.

Purpose. To present a clinical case of a woman with breast pathology.

Materials and methods. The condition did not manifest clinically. Detection of atypical cyst in the breast using ultrasound technology and its subsequent biopsy allowed to confirm the pathology.

Results. The possibilities of an integrated approach in the diagnosis of breast lesions and minimally invasive treatment of a patient with a parasitic lesion of the breast are demonstrated.

1 - P. A. Herzen Moscow Oncology Research Institute, a branch of the National Medical

Research Center for

Radiology

2 -  Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Moscow, Russia

 

Keywords: Filariasis; breast; vacuum aspiration biopsy; ultrasound diagnostics.


Corresponding author:  Mazo M.L., e-mail: Этот e-mail адрес защищен от спам-ботов, для его просмотра у Вас должен быть включен Javascript .

 

For citation: Mazo M.L., Belyakov M.M., Rozhkova N.I., Volchenko N.N., Jacobs O.E., Zapirova S.B. Breast filariasis. Complex diagnostic and treatment. REJR 2019; 9(1):280-283. DOI:10.21569/2222-7415-2019-9-1-280-283.

Received:        26.01.19 Accepted:       14.02.19