An update on the recognition and management of lactational breast inflammation.

@article{Betzold2007AnUO,
  title={An update on the recognition and management of lactational breast inflammation.},
  author={Christine M Betzold},
  journal={Journal of midwifery & women's health},
  year={2007},
  volume={52 6},
  pages={595-605}
}
Inflammation of the breast (mastitis) with or without infection or redness has a variety of etiologies and presentations that range from the fairly benign blocked duct to the more serious breast abscess. True infectious mastitis can present in a manner that is easily identifiable, or it can present in a subtle and ambiguous fashion. Some women are challenged with recurrent mastitis, and often the underlying etiology is never discovered. This review will assist the clinician in recognizing… CONTINUE READING