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Mastitis

Summary of Mastitis
Mastitis is the inflammation of breast tissue. S. aureus is the most common etiological organism responsible, but S. epidermidis and streptococci are occasionally isolated as well. Patients present with pain, redness, warmth of one of both breasts, with fever and generalised malaise. Commonly seen during breastfeeding

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Reproductive system

Male and female reproductive system disorders
Male reproductive system disorders
Female reproductive system disorders
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is a type of mastitis that is commonly seen in smokers.

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A 23-year-old woman comes to the office because of a painful right breast for the past 2 days. She gave birth three months ago via a spontaneous vaginal delivery and has been exclusively breastfeeding her baby since birth. Physical examination shows a tender swelling in the right breast near the nipple with erythema of the overlying skin. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? 

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