Non-lactating breast abscess

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Right breast pain - 1 yr. Increased for last 2 wks. Previous delivery - 6 yrs back.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

A well-defined thin walled collection with mobile echoes is noted in retroareolar region from 3 to 9 0'clock. Two smaller short  ( < 10 mm  ) branches are noted at 9 o'clock.

Axial                - 50 mm,   Cranio-caudal             - 17 mm,  Anteroposterior           - 19 mm

Case Discussion

Findings suggest abscess in non-lactating breast.

I & D - Breast abscess with thick wall.

Histopath - NO TB.

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Case information

rID: 31045
Case created: 17th Sep 2014
Last edited: 17th Dec 2015
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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