What's a phlegmon?

We've added a third blogger KP2010 to DBMN. He's also a 3rd year medical student and interested in EM as detailed in his virgin posting:

Remember when you were a little kid and you got a letter, package, or really anything in the mail? Remember that excitement? I'm sure some of you still experience when you see that long-awaited Amazon.com order, birthday care package, paycheck, or really anything other than a bill in the mail. Well, today when I got home, I...

He also posted a really interesting blog about a recent experience with a phlegmon:

I am working on submitting a case report for publication. The patient had some abdominal issues, and at one point was diagnosed with a phlegmon in the CT radiology report. Well the surgeon had to take the patient back to the OR and while looking for the phlegmon found...

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