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Breast and endocrine surgery 

Breast and endocrine surgery
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Breast and endocrine surgery
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10.1093/med/9780199219018.003.0012
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date: 26 February 2021

Breast abscesses 316

Early postoperative complications: breast surgery 317

Early postoperative complications: thyroid and parathyroid surgery 318

Breast abscesses are common, particularly in breastfeeding women. Staphylococcus aureus is the most common causative organism. After breast surgery, haematomas may become infected, leading to a breast abscess (...

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