Atlas of pathology
Where: skin and subcutaneous tissue
Differential diagnosis: Other
The abscess is located in the area of the sternum, its contents a purulent fluid, and is related to a small erosion in the middle of the bulge.
Possible causes are:
1.- An injury caused by a foreign body that facilitated the development of infection.
2.- An injection applied in an inappropriate site and using poorly disinfected material, which has caused the abscess in the area of inoculation.