Subcutaneous nodules caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa: healing without incision and drainage.

@article{Korten1992SubcutaneousNC,
  title={Subcutaneous nodules caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa: healing without incision and drainage.},
  author={Volkan Korten and Orçun G{\"u}rb{\"u}z and T Firatli and Mahmut Bayik and T F Akoğlu},
  journal={Journal of chemotherapy},
  year={1992},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={225-7}
}
In a patient with multiple myeloma, numerous indurated, subcutaneous nodules and pyomyositis due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa were noted. These lesions resolved with ciprofloxacin plus ceftazidime therapy without surgical incision and drainage. Despite another course of cancer chemotherapy after total disappearance, there were no recurrences at the end of 3 months. Quinolones initially combined with other antipseudomonal beta-lactam agents may be the drugs of choice in the management of patients… CONTINUE READING