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Post-surgical breast seroma

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

Presentation

Lumpectomy right breast 11 years ago

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Ultrasound of a palpable breast mass near the surgical scar

Fluid content surrounds the inner mobile structure what is likely inspissated blood.

Case Discussion

A seroma - known and followed up for years. The patient refuses drainage. These lesions are easily drained under ultrasound guidance if they are symptomatic. 

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Case information

rID: 19044
Published: 3rd Aug 2012
Last edited: 24th Apr 2021
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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