Affiliations: Department of Radiodiagnosis, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India | Department of Pediatric Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
Note:  Corresponding author: Kushaljit S. Sodhi, Department of Radiodiagnosis, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India. Tel.: +91 172 2756380; Fax: +91 172 2744401; E-mail: [email protected]
Abstract: Neonatal mastitis and abscess are an uncommon entity with an uncertain mechanism of onset. Ultrasonography can be useful in detecting early stage of abscess formation and hence in expedition of definitive treatment, as it was proved in our case, in which a diagnosis of neonatal breast abscess was made based on ultrasound examination of breast.