BCG vaccine-related abscess

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Patient Data

Age: 10 months
Gender: Male

Fluid collection within the left thigh with internal material.


Soft tissue swelling of the left thigh, best appreciated on the frontal projection.

Case Discussion

10 months old boy with left upper thigh swelling following BCG vaccination.

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Case information

rID: 9403
Published: 12th Apr 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Paediatrics
Tag: abscess
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