Management of Breast Abscesses in Nonlactating Women

  title={Management of Breast Abscesses in Nonlactating Women},
  author={Monica Rizzo and S. Gabram and C. Staley and L. Peng and A. Frisch and M. Jurado and G. Umpierrez},
  journal={The American Surgeon},
  pages={292 - 295}
  • Monica Rizzo, S. Gabram, +4 authors G. Umpierrez
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • The American Surgeon
  • Breast abscess in nonlactating women is a rare clinic-pathological entity. A retrospective analysis of all cases of breast abscesses in nonlactating women in a community teaching hospital from 2000 to 2006 was performed. We analyzed their clinical characteristics, prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM), surgical and medical management, and clinical outcome. We identified 116 breast abscesses in 98 nonlactating women; 89 per cent of patients were black. At presentation, 63 patients (64%) had a… CONTINUE READING
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