Uncommon Pathogens Causing an Infrequent Disease - Two cases of Nonpuerperal Mastitis

  • Inês Maio Department of Pediatrics, Centro Materno-Infantil do Norte, Centro Hospitalar do Porto
  • Joana Lorenzo Department of Pediatrics, Centro Materno-Infantil do Norte, Centro Hospitalar do Porto
  • Susana Tavares Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Centro Hospitalar Entre Douro e Vouga
Keywords: Adolescents, Aeromonas, Children, Elizabethkingia, Mastitis


Mastitis is an uncommon condition in children and nonpuerperal adolescents that is mostly caused by Staphylococcus aureus. We describe two cases, at different ages, without recalled trauma, and with an identification of atypical causative agents. Both patients were successfully treated with oral antibiotics.


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