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Mastitis and breast abscess in children and adolescents

Authors
Chantay Banikarim, MD, MPH
Nirupama K De Silva, MD
Section Editors
Sheldon L Kaplan, MD
Jan E Drutz, MD
Amy B Middleman, MD, MPH, MS Ed
Deputy Editor
Mary M Torchia, MD

INTRODUCTION

The clinical features, evaluation, and management of mastitis and breast abscess in children older than two months and adolescents will be discussed in this topic review. Mastitis and breast abscess in infants, lactational mastitis, and breast infections in adult women are discussed separately.

(See "Mastitis and breast abscess in infants younger than two months".)

(See "Lactational mastitis".)

(See "Nonlactational mastitis in adults".)

(See "Primary breast abscess".)

                

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