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VOLUME 13 , ISSUE 2 ( April-June, 2020 ) > List of Articles


A Rare Case of Carbuncle at the Right Lumbar Region: A Case Report

Rajalakshmi Rajaraman

Citation Information : Rajaraman R. A Rare Case of Carbuncle at the Right Lumbar Region: A Case Report. 2020; 13 (2):37-38.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10084-12148

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 21-10-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


A 77-year-old client got admitted to Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute with the signs and symptoms of swelling in the right-side lower back and pain with discharge. He has been diagnosed to have carbuncle–right lumbar disorder. Carbuncle is a rare condition that may be misdiagnosed clinically, because of the atypical nature of the disease. Hence, a clear clinical picture is necessary for the identification and correct diagnosis of the case.

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