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Table 1 Summary of reported cases

From: Subareolar breast abscess in male patients: a report of two patients with a literature review

Case Age DM SM DD (day) DIA (mm) FNA CNB MC MO Preoperative diagnosis Treatment SQ Rec
AB Surgical method
1 38    7 40 + + ND Breast abscess + Incision and drainage   
2 45    365   +    Subareolar abscess + Resection of tumor including ducts +
3 37    240   +    Subareolar abscess NG   
4 42   730 10 +    Subareolar abscess NG   
5 17    2 10 +    Subareolar abscess   Resection of tumor including ducts   
6 41   + 180 10    Subareolar abscess   Resection of tumor including ducts +
7 39    180 8    Subareolar abscess + Resection of tumor including ducts
8 45   150 15 + + ND Subareolar abscess + Aspiration drainage   +
9 27    7 100 + + SA Subareolar abscess   Incision and drainage   
Patient 1 38 + 30 16 + + ND Subareolar abscess Simple tumorectomy +
Patient 2 65 + + 90 20 + ND Subareolar abscess + Resection of tumor including ducts
  1. DM diabetes mellitus, SM smoking history, DD disease duration, DIA diameter, SQ squamous metaplasia of the surgical specimen, MC microbiological culture, MO microorganism, AB antibiotics, Rec recurrence, ND not detected, SA Staphylococcus aureus, NG not given