purulent drainage

purulent drainage

Wound care A drainage of material chock full of PMNs; pus-laden discharge
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We collected 2 types of lesion samples: 1) transcutaneous samples (from punch biopsies, ultrasonography guided biopsies, and needle aspirations) performed under strict asepsis using 5% povidone-iodine solution, and 2) swab specimens of superficial purulent drainage collected by using the Portagerm system (bioMerieux, Marcy l'Etoile, France) without aseptic preparation.
Physical examination of the abdomen showed an inflamed pannus extending from the flank to the groin region on the left side with areas of necrosis and purulent drainage consistent with a necrotizing soft tissue infection.
While the patient's leukocyte count was within the range of normal, culture of the purulent drainage yielded alpha- and gamma-hemolytic streptococci.
Cellulitis without purulent drainage or an abscess in outpatients should be treated empirically for infection due to beta-hemolytic streptococci.
Stoma site infection was considered definite or probable if there was purulent drainage or if there was erythema, swelling and tenderness but no drainage, and possible if there was erythema alone or non purulent drainage.
Purulent drainage was noted from his right ear, and his neck was rigid.
There was no purulent drainage from the ostiomeatal complex, and the mucosa was otherwise normal.
The lesion was incised, but no purulent drainage was found.
Purulent drainage was noted in 50% of cases, and a diagnosis of cellulitis was made for 67% of patients.
Two weeks after the initiation of home treatment, the patient's occipital wound had completely healed and the parietal wound had developed granulation tissue without residual purulent drainage (figure, A).
Gentle pressure on the surrounding tissue elicited thick purulent drainage from the central punctum.