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Young girl with a tender and swollen forearm

A young girl presents with a progressively tender and swollen left forearm despite 2 days of intravenous cefazolin followed by 9 days of ceftriaxone, administered via outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT). She was afebrile. Photographs of her left forearm taken on the day of initial presentation (A) and day 11 (B) of antibiotics are shown. What is the diagnosis?
A young girl presents with a progressively tender and swollen left forearm despite 2 days of intravenous cefazolin followed by 9 days of ceftriaxone, administered via outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT). She was afebrile. Photographs of her left forearm taken on the day of initial presentation (A) and day 11 (B) of antibiotics are shown. What is the diagnosis?


What is the diagnosis?
  • Persistent Cellulitis
  • Erythema Nodosum
  • Suppurative (Septic) Thrombophlebitis
  • Tendinitis
  • Cutaneous Polyarthritis Nodosa
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