Antepartum mastitis is uncommon during pregnancy. This report describes two cases of mastitis occurring at 32 and 34 weeks' gestation. Early, aggressive therapy with parenteral antibiotics, as used in these cases, maximizes breast tissue conservation and function, avoids the development of breast abscesses and reduces both maternal and fetal morbidity.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Reproductive Medicine for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1986|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Reproductive Medicine
- Obstetrics and Gynecology