BCG vaccine-related abscess

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Patient Data

Age: 10 months
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Fluid collection within the left thigh with internal material.

X-ray

Soft tissue swelling of the left thigh, best appreciated on the frontal projection.

Case Discussion

10 months old boy with left upper thigh swelling following BCG vaccination.

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Case information

rID: 9403
Published: 12th Apr 2010
Last edited: 31st Jul 2018
System: Paediatrics
Tag: abscess
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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