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An unusual self-inflicted injury of the breast
  1. D. Sampson

    Abstract

    A self-inflicted injury of the breast can present difficult diagnostic problems as is illustrated by the case report. A young woman had excoriated her left nipple causing profuse haemorrhage. Following excision of the nipple and a breast biopsy, the patient presented 1 month later with an abscess caused by the introduction of stones and gravel into the biopsy wound.

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