Accuracy of Point-of-Care Ultrasound for Diagnosing Soft Tissue Abscess.
Acad Emerg Med. 2019 Nov 01;:
Authors: Long B, Koyfman A, Gottlieb M
Over 3 million cases of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI) including cellulitis and abscesses are managed in U.S. emergency departments (EDs) each year.1-4 Overlap in presentations of cellulitis and abscess, which require different therapeutic approaches, has prompted increasing research into point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) to help differentiate the two.2,5,6.
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