Chronic Infections of the Chest Wall.


Chronic chest wall infections may occur in soft tissue, cartilage, and bone. They may present as localized chest wall pain, a discrete mass initially mistaken for neoplasm, a superficial infection, or a draining sinus. Chronic chest wall infections are typically non-necrotizing and associated with lower morbidity than their more acute and necrotizing… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.thorsurg.2017.01.002


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