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Infected surgical drainage site. Close-up of an infected surgical drainage site in the chest of an 81-year-old male patient. This patient underwent a lobectomy to remove bronchus carcinoma, a lung tumour. A surgical drain is a tube used to remove pus, blood or other fluids from a wound.
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