Approximately 1 year ago, the patient was admitted into the hospital with hip fracture, secondary from falling from the same height. The fracture was reduced and fixated with 3 long nails in the femoral neck.
After 1 year she returned to the Emergency Room, presenting non-closure of the wound, puss drainage from the wound, acussing pain and redness.
Emergency Clinical Hospital "Bagdasar Arseni" Bucharest, Romania, April 2018
63 years old
X-Ray and clinical aspect of the wound
Samples were harvested from the wound to asses the type of germs that caused the infection. Result: Staphylococcus epidermidis