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Deaths from Mastitis

Mastitis: Deaths

Mastitis is rarely fatal with appropriate antibiotic therapy. A severe, untreated infection has the potential of entering the bloodstream, which is life-threatening.

Mastitis: Hospitalization Statistics

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Mastitis:

  • 0.004% (459) of hospital consultant episodes were for infections of breast associated with childbirth in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 93% of hospital consultant episodes for infections of breast associated with childbirth required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 100% of hospital consultant episodes for infections of breast associated with childbirth were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 60% of hospital consultant episodes for infections of breast associated with childbirth required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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