Case Reports in Infectious Diseases / 2013 / Article / Fig 1

Case Report

Surgical Site Infection by Corynebacterium macginleyi in a Patient with Neurofibromatosis Type 1

Figure 1

Formation of a round-shaped granuloma of about 2 centimetres along the surgical scar from a previous posterior spinal arthrodesis for kyphoscoliosis, in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 1. The granuloma evolved from a nodular lesion, which spontaneously drained, with purulent discharge and formation of a fistulous tract.
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