Subcutaneous abscess

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

IVDU. Right groin swollen and erythematous.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Thickened and oedematous tissues are seen in the right groin. There is a hypoechoic region with internal debris, without internal Doppler signal representing an abscess.

Case Discussion

Frank pus was drained on incision and drainage by the general surgeons. 

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Case information

rID: 39586
Case created: 10th Sep 2015
Last edited: 4th Jun 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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