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Misdiagnosis of Breast abscess

Breast abscess: Misdiagnosis

A diagnosis of a breast abscess may be delayed or missed because some symptoms, such as a breast lump, mimic symptoms of other diseases and conditions. These include fibrocystic breasts, breast cyst, breast cancer, and mastitis. Early symptoms of a breast abscess may also be masked or hidden by engorged breasts.

Breast abscess: Related Misdiagnoses

Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. Its symptoms can be an inflammation of the breast tissue, such as with a breast rash with redness and warmth, but not necessarily a physical breast lump. This type of breast cancer should be considered as an uncommon possibility for certain types of breast symptoms.

More about Misdiagnosis

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Breast abscess:

The following list of conditions have 'Breast abscess' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Breast abscess:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Breast abscess' or similar listed as a medical complication in our database.


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