Rapid Communication| Volume 93, ISSUE 2, P345-347, February 1983

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The use of sclerotherapy for treatment of postmastectomy wound seromas

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      Five patients who developed seromas following mastectomy with lymph node dissection were treated with aspiration of the seromas and instillation of a sclerosant solution containing tetracycline. All seromas resolved promptly without infection, flap necrosis, or recurrence. The technique is recommended for treatment of this postoperative complication.
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