Breast abscess (mastitis)

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  • Breast cancer, especially inflammatory or Paget's disease of the breast
  • Local irritation or trauma
  • Subareolar abscess (occurs in nonlactating women)
  • Fat necrosis
  • Fibroadenoma

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Last updated: December 1, 2014