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April 1979

Persistent Subcutaneous Abscesses Following Pseudomonas Sepsis: Treatment by Surgical Incision and Drainage

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.

Arch Dermatol. 1979;115(4):459-460. doi:10.1001/archderm.1979.04010040037012

Despite appropriate and adequate antibiotic therapy, multiple subcutaneous abscesses developed in a child with Pseudomonas aeruginosa sepsis and meningitis. The patient's condition remained toxic until the abscesses were incised and drained.

(Arch Dermatol 115:459-460, 1979)

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