antibioma

antibioma

A hard swelling containing sterile pus caused by the long-term use of antibiotics to treat an abscess that should have been opened and emptied. Such a lump may mimic a cancer and often required surgical exploration and drainage.
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There was antibioma formation in 2 patients and one patient required incision and drainage of breast abscess in whom the symptoms failed to subside after four aspiration.
16] Antibioma formation was seen in 2 patients, which resolved spontaneously on conservative management and only 1 patient needed incision and drainage.
12) In this case report a 29 year old male patient was treated for antibioma on the right maxillary right Zygomatic region by various practitioners for a period of 2 months.
A Provisional diagnosis of resolving gluteal abscess secondary to folliculitis or antibioma was made and the patient posted for incision and drainage under spinal anesthesia.
The most common clinical diagnosis was sebaceous cyst followed by Dermoid, Lipoma, Antibioma, Neurofibroma, Calcified hamartoma, Basal cell carcinoma.
One case of antibioma was also treated conservatively with antibiotics and analgesics.
Abscess, antibioma accounted for 6% of all the cases studied in the present study consistent with the Rangabhashyam's view.
One antibioma was successfully treated conservatively.