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Simona de Logu United Kingdom Local time: 00:34 Native speaker of: English, German PRO pts in pair: 34
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Explanation: Hi dholmes,
Most abscesses are fluctuant, meaning they are depressible at palpation and let the examiner perceive fluid moving inside the abscess.
Transesophageal echocardiography was negative. The patient was dismissed 2 days after injury and returned to the hospital 14 days after injury with a **fluctuant**, pulsatile, upper midline chest wall and anteriolateral chest wall staphylococcal **abscesses**.
A biopsy specimen showed a granulomatous infiltrate of deep dermis and subcutaneous tissue. Over the next three weeks, the patient developed a violaceous, warm, indurated, tender, **fluctuant** lesion...