Breast abscess

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Non-lactating female. Right breast pain - 1 mth.

Patient Data

Age: about 25 - 30 yrs
Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

Collection with mobile internal echoes is noted from 12 to 3 o'clock retro and periareolar region. It extends upto mid depth of breast.

Approximate size:

  • axial: 55 mm
  • antero-posterior: 20 mm
  • cranio-caudal: 30 mm.

Rest of the breast shows normal glandular parenchyma.

There is no focal solid mass lesion noted.

There is no ductal dilatation seen in the retroareolar region.

Few reactive nodes are noted in axilla.

Case Discussion

Findings of breast abscess in non-lactating mother.

Incision and drainage: abscess.

No tuberculosis.

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Case Information

rID: 37457
Case created: 9th Jun 2015
Last edited: 16th Dec 2015
System: Breast
Tag: abscess
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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