A STUDY ON TREATMENT OF BREAST ABSCESS: USG GUIDED VS INCISION AND DRAINAGE
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 8, Pages 1908-1915
Background: The traditional treatment for breast abscess consists of incision and drainage of pus along with anti-staphylococcal antibiotics. However, this method is associated with a increase time to heal, regular dressings, difficulty in breastfeeding difficulties, and the occurrence of milk fistula.
Aim and Objective: To compare the different procedure used for the treatment of breast abscess.
Material and Methods: The present study was conducted among the women with breast abscess to assess the clinical outcomes and adverse events between the traditional Incision & Drainage therapy and the USG guided aspiration of the abscess, at the surgical department of a tertiary care Institute in Pune, Maharashtra, India. In the present study, we recruited 25 patients in I & D group and 25 patients in USG guided group