Post surgical seroma breast

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger


Lumpectomy right breast 11 years ago

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Ultrasound of a palpable breast mass near the surgical scar

Fluid content surrounds what is likely inspissated blood and is mobile.

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: 16th Jul 2018
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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