Chest wall abcesses

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

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30 / F. Pain in lower chest wall 2 mths. Weight loss, Low grade fever.

Modality: Ultrasound

see below

Case Discussion

There is a well-defined area noted deep to spleen.

Lesion is deep to rib.

Another lesion inferior to  the above mentioned area is noted with rib in its centre.

Findings favour chest wall abscesses.

Presumed to  be tuberculous etiology

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Case Information

rID: 11068
Case created: 14th Oct 2010
Last edited: 18th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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