Breast masses in clinical practice are often investigated primarily for neoplastic conditions. Breast fungal infections are unusual, and few cases have been reported in the literature. The differential diagnosis for a breast mass should not be limited to neoplastic conditions as there are treatment implications. The correct diagnosis is associated with reduced and unwanted cases of surgical intervention. We describe 3 cases of cryptococcal infection of the breast that clinically masqueraded as breast malignancies.
- cryptococcal infection