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Antepartum mastitis: a case report.
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PMID:  18475418     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Background: Acute mastitis commonly occurs in the postpartum period. It has been reported only rarely in the antepartum period.Case: A 14-year-old patient presented at 29 weeks gestation with her symptoms and examination consistent with bilateral mastitis that had worsened over 2 months. She had evidence of systemic infection. She was treated with parenteral antibiotics and local skin care. She gradually improved and delivered a healthy infant at term.Conclusion: The management of antepartum mastitis can be derived from experience with puerperal mastitis. It must include early recognition, a search for predisposing factors and causative organisms, and aggressive treatment. Such an approach can lead to successful pregnancy outcome with minimal fetal or maternal morbidity.
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M Smith-Levitin; D W Skupski
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Infectious diseases in obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1064-7449     ISO Abbreviation:  Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1995  
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Created Date:  2008-05-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9318481     Medline TA:  Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol     Country:  Egypt    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  34-6     Citation Subset:  -    
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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Cornell University Medical Center/New York Hospital 525 E. 68th Street, Room J 130, New York NY 10021 USA.
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Journal ID (nlm-ta): Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol
ISSN: 1064-7449
ISSN: 1098-0997
Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
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open-access: This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Received Day: 3 Month: 1 Year: 1995
Accepted Day: 31 Month: 3 Year: 1995
Print publication date: Year: 1995
Volume: 3 Issue: 1
First Page: 34 Last Page: 36
ID: 2364412
PubMed Id: 18475418
Publisher Item Identifier: S1064744995000275
DOI: 10.1155/S1064744995000275

Antepartum Mastitis: A Case Report
Michelle Smith-Levitin
Daniel W. Skupski
Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyDivision of Maternal-Fetal MedicineCornell University Medical Center/New York Hospital525 E. 68th Street, Room J 130, New YorkNY10021USA


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