10-Year-Old With Infected Toe Laceration

February 26, 2015

The sutures that were placed after this boy cut his toe with a piece of glass were removed after the wound became infected. What’s going on?

The sutures that were placed after this boy cut his toe with a piece of glass were removed after the wound became infected. There is local edema and discomfort. The patient is afebrile.

What’s going on?