Breast Abscess in Females

Dr. Atika Ahmed, Dr. Muhammad Fahad Aslam, Dr. Znaira Zeeshan



The purpose of the current research is the comparison of incidence between lactating and non-lactating mothers and finding for the benefit of the patient the best management choice who are suffering from breast abscess.

Place and Duration of Study:

The study was carried out from Oct 2018 to March 2019 at the Mayo Hospital, Lahore.

Materials and Methods:

Lactational and non-lactational patients got admitted in Emergency and Surgical OPD of Mayo Hospital, Lahore. After surgical procedures, complete history, clinical and imaging examination and biochemical was performed.


The current study was carried out over 30 patients. Out of 30 patients, lactating mothers were 24(80%) and non-lactating women and girls were 6(20%). Some patients went through the pus aspiration by wide bore cannula and guided by ultrasound. Mostly patients were incised for drainage. Staphylococcus Areus was shown by culture and sensitivity of pus which is the frequent organismresulting breast abscesses in the current research.


Excellent outcome was obtained from incision drainage with no repetition rate. Orgasim involvement was detected by culture and sensitivity of pus and requisite anti-biotics were initiated and resulted in getting good healing mechanism.

Key Words:-Breast Abscess, Lactation, Staphylococcus aureus

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