How to drain an abscess post-mastectomy
Fluctuant area as outlined with pus coming out from an opening on the wound.
Needle aspiration of pus.
See pus coming from the opening on the wound.
After near-complete drainage of abscess
Placing two simple interrupted stitches on the 2 ends of the opening on the wound to prevent the wound from dehiscing further (as continuous subcutaneous-subcuticular stitch as used) but not closing the opening (to allow continuous drainage of remaining abscess).