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Fig. 2 | Insights into Imaging

Fig. 2

From: The needle and the damage done: musculoskeletal and vascular complications associated with injected drug use

Fig. 2

Ultrasound image (a) demonstrating a soft tissue groin abscess in an intravenous drug user following subcutaneous injection. An ovoid relatively well-defined anechoic subcutaneous collection is demonstrated with internal echoes consistent with a complex soft tissue abscess. Image (b) shows ultrasound-guided aspiration of a soft tissue abscess. A linear hyperechoic needle is visualised with the tip lying within the abscess cavity

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