DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Treatment of an underarm abscess in a 61 year old man. An abscess is a painful pus- filled swelling caused by an infection. This abscess had been surgically drained and is now having a wick (white) inserted. The wick will prevent the abscess from reforming by drawing newly formed pus to the surface.
Model release available. Property release not required.