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Chest wall abscess

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Swelling in left lower chest wall on anterior aspect for 3 weeks.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Lesion is noted surrounding the rib cartilage. No central vascularity. Perilesional vascularity is present . 

Case Discussion

Findings correlate with clinical diagnosis of abscess. Incision and drainage done - pus drained.

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Case information

rID: 12198
Published: 30th Oct 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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