Mastitis - Pathology and Clinical Features

Dr. Reeja Tharu
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team  on Feb 06, 2016
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Pathology and Clinical Features of Mastitis

e) Breast abscess:

  • The infected breast is filled with pus due to granulation of the tissue causing a painful swollen lump with edema (accumulation of pus).
  • In severe cases granulation and cell death (necrosis) can occur.
  • Breast abscess is diagnosed by aspirating the pus from the abscess.

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