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Dr Vijay Sharma
Dr Vijay Sharma 5 months ago

Typically seen in staphylococcal infections • Present with point tenderness, erythema, and hyperthermia • Related to lactation and occur within the first few weeks of breastfeeding. • S. aureus are transmitted via suckling neonate Staphylococcal infections (MC) Localized and situated deep in the breast tissues Streptococcal infections Diffuse superficial involvement Diagnosis • Preoperative ultrasonography is effective in delineating the required extent of the drainage procedure Treatment • Local wound care, including application of warm compresses, and the administration of IV antibiotics (penicillins or cephalosporins). • Drainage procedure is best accomplished via circumareolar incisions or incisions paralleling Langer’s lines. • Biopsy of abscess cavity wall at the time of incision and drainage to rule out underlying or coexisting breast cancer with necrotic

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