Category Archives: Breast Inflammation and Infection

Wound Infection vs Stitch Reaction

After an operation, after seeing erythema or redness on the perimeter of the wound, a surgeon has to differentiate whether the redness is associated with an infection or just stitch reaction or inflammation secondary to stitch (subcuticular absorbable stitch). If … Continue reading

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Breast and Breast Skin Abscesses

There is a difference between abscesses arising from the breast substance and those arising from the skin of the breast.  However, the treatment is essentially the same, incision and drainage with or without antibiotics. The exact antecedent cause is not … Continue reading

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