Yıl 2018, Cilt 5, Sayı 2, Sayfalar 116 - 118 2018-02-28

An uncommon complication in the drainage of a chest wall skin abscess: pneumothorax and subcutaneous emphysema

Mustafa Enes Demirel [1] , Shukri Said Mohamed [2] , Ibrahim Hussein Ali [3] , Abdishakur Mohamed Abdi [4] , Naim Koku [5]

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Skin and soft tissue infections are frequent cases of emergency services. Treatment of these patients is usually performed ambulatory in the form of abscess drainage and oral antibiotic therapy.

In this article, it was aimed to draw attention to the fact that a rib fracture may be seen after an abscess drainage made by inexperienced persons and that might lead to presentation with more complicated situation.

Child, subcutaneous abscess, abscess drainage, pneumothorax, emphysema
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Orcid: 0000-0001-5187-5737
Yazar: Mustafa Enes Demirel (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Mogadishu Somalia Turkish Education and Research Hospital
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Shukri Said Mohamed
Kurum: Mogadishu Somalia Turkish Education and Research Hospital
Ülke: Somalia


Yazar: Ibrahim Hussein Ali
Kurum: Mogadishu Somalia Turkish Education and Research Hospital
Ülke: Somalia


Yazar: Abdishakur Mohamed Abdi
Kurum: Mogadishu Somalia Turkish Education and Research Hospital
Ülke: Somalia


Yazar: Naim Koku
Kurum: Mogadishu Somalia Turkish Education and Research Hospital

Bibtex @olgu sunumu { msd390936, journal = {Medical Science and Discovery}, issn = {2148-6832}, eissn = {2148-6832}, address = {Zafer AKAN}, year = {2018}, volume = {5}, pages = {116 - 118}, doi = {10.17546/msd.390936}, title = {An uncommon complication in the drainage of a chest wall skin abscess: pneumothorax and subcutaneous emphysema}, key = {cite}, author = {Mohamed, Shukri Said and Koku, Naim and Demirel, Mustafa Enes and Ali, Ibrahim Hussein and Abdi, Abdishakur Mohamed} }
APA Demirel, M , Mohamed, S , Ali, I , Abdi, A , Koku, N . (2018). An uncommon complication in the drainage of a chest wall skin abscess: pneumothorax and subcutaneous emphysema. Medical Science and Discovery, 5 (2), 116-118. DOI: 10.17546/msd.390936
MLA Demirel, M , Mohamed, S , Ali, I , Abdi, A , Koku, N . "An uncommon complication in the drainage of a chest wall skin abscess: pneumothorax and subcutaneous emphysema". Medical Science and Discovery 5 (2018): 116-118 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/msd/issue/35275/390936>
Chicago Demirel, M , Mohamed, S , Ali, I , Abdi, A , Koku, N . "An uncommon complication in the drainage of a chest wall skin abscess: pneumothorax and subcutaneous emphysema". Medical Science and Discovery 5 (2018): 116-118
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ISNAD Demirel, Mustafa Enes , Mohamed, Shukri Said , Ali, Ibrahim Hussein , Abdi, Abdishakur Mohamed , Koku, Naim . "An uncommon complication in the drainage of a chest wall skin abscess: pneumothorax and subcutaneous emphysema". Medical Science and Discovery 5 / 2 (Şubat 2018): 116-118. http://dx.doi.org/10.17546/msd.390936