Breast Abscess, an Early Indicator for Diabetes Mellitus in Non-lactating Women: A Retrospective Study from Rural India

@article{Verghese2012BreastAA,
  title={Breast Abscess, an Early Indicator for Diabetes Mellitus in Non-lactating Women: A Retrospective Study from Rural India},
  author={B. Verghese and R. Ravikanth},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={36},
  pages={1195-1198}
}
  • B. Verghese, R. Ravikanth
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • World Journal of Surgery
  • IntroductionBreast abscess is commonly seen in lactating and non-lactating women. Diabetes mellitus (DM) frequently predisposes to soft tissue infections and has many different presentations. But DM presenting in the form of breast abscess is yet to be studied, and we believe our study is the first to explore this connection.MethodsWe collected 30 cases of breast abscess in women who presented to our hospital from May 2010 to June 2011 retrospectively. They were classified into lactating and… CONTINUE READING
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