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Image Number 2050 (Suture abscess)


Diagnosis: Suture abscess

Site: Arm,forearm

Sex: M

Age: 18


Description: Abscess

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


Three weeks after a traumatic wound had been sutured a painful and tender abscess developed at the site of trauma. On examination one suture has been found embedded within the wound (forgotten) around which the abscess has developed.

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