Comparison of Outcome of Closed and Open Drainage of Breast Abscess

Authors

  • Rajasekaran.S1, K.Vivekananda Subramanianathan2, D.Euvalingam3

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v11i9.11004

Keywords:

Breast abscesses, Drainage, postoperative pain, Incision Drainage, Hospital stay,

Abstract

Breast abscess is an acute inflammatory process resulting in the formation and collection of pus under the skin in breast tissue. Typically, there is painful erythematous mass formation in the breast occasionally with draining through the overlying skin of nipple duct opening. Breast abscess if not treated in time and in proper way, can result in deformation of breast which ultimately can result in loss of self-esteem of the female who suffers from abscess. To compare outcome of closed and open drainage of breast abscess. Breast abscess if not treated in time and in proper way, can result in deformation of breast which ultimately can result in loss of self-esteem of the female who suffers from abscess. As the condition occurs in young women, scar is a major concern in comparison the approach of closed drainage which leaves behind a better scar, breast feeding is started very early and breast ragains it suppleness very fast. Furthermore Post operative pain, Scar formation, Residual abscess, time for complete healing is better with closed drainage of breast abscess.

Author Biography

Rajasekaran.S1, K.Vivekananda Subramanianathan2, D.Euvalingam3

1Professor of General Surgery and Director, Sri Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry,
2Professor of Surgery, Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute, Kelambakkam, Chennai,
3PG, Department of General Surgery, Aarupadai Veedu Medical College, Puducherry

Published

2020-09-11

How to Cite

Rajasekaran.S1, K.Vivekananda Subramanianathan2, D.Euvalingam3. (2020). Comparison of Outcome of Closed and Open Drainage of Breast Abscess. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 11(9), 168-172. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v11i9.11004