Indian Journal of Applied Basic Medical Sciences Year: 2020, Volume: 22(B), Issue. (2) First page: (47) Last page: (59) Online ISSN: 2249-7935 Print ISSN: 0975-8917 doi:10.48165/ijabms.2020.22205
Comparative Study Between Usg Guided Aspiration and Incision and Drainaige in Breast Abscess.
Mukesh S.suvera1, Naman K. Patel 2*, Deval J. Poriya3,Sharad M. Patel4,Pranay L. Chaudhari5,Chiral L. Bamaniya6
1Associate Professor, 2assistent Professor, 3third Year Resident Doctor, 4professor,5second Year Resident Docotr,6first Year Resident Doctor General Surgery Department, Smt S.c.l Hospital,smt N.h.l.medical College Ahmedabad,gujarat,india.
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Online Published on 02-July-2020
Background: Breast abscess is defined as an acute inflammatory lump frequency of occurrence is highly related to pregnancy and caused due to nipple piercing by a child during feeding and bacterial colonization due to improper nursing technique and incomplete emptying of the breast.The present study compares the outcome and effectiveness of traditional treatment incision and drainage against needle aspiration in the treatment of breast abscess. Methods: This is a comparative study carried out in department of general surgery,smt SCL HOSPITAL, affliated with s.m.t.N.H.L.Medical college, AHMEDABAD for a period of 1 years (june 2018 – may 2019). 50 female patients of age between 18-45 years were included in the study after taking written consent form. Of these 28 had undergone usg guided aspiration of the breast abscess (group A) and 22 had undergone incision and drainage of the breast abscess (groupB). Results: The mean age of the female patients in the study were 23.9years.The mean healing time and cosmetic outcome was significantly very good in patients treated with needle aspiration compared to incision and drainage.Conclusions: Breast abscess in patients with diameter of less than 5cm can be treated with needle aspiration successfully and with a good cosmetic outcome.
Needle aspiration, Incision and drainage, Breast abscess.