DOI: 10.25881/20728255_2022_17_4_2_153


Levchuk A.L., Stoyko Yu.M, Sysoev O.Yu.

Pirogov National Medical and Surgical Center, Moscow


A clinical follow-up of the patient was revealed by the method of follow-up observation of negative pressure with deep phlegmon of the soft tissues of the left eye and the spread of the infectious process to the forearm and axillary region.

Keywords: deep phlegmon of the upper limb, negative pressure wound therapy.


1. Osterman M, Draeger R, Stern P. Acute hand infections. J Hand Surg Am. 2014; 39(8): 1628-35. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.03.031.

2. Kistler JM, Thoder JJ, Ilyas AM. MRSA Incidence and Antibiotic Trends in Urban Hand Infections: A 10-Year Longitudinal Study. Hand (N Y). 2019; 14(4): 449-454. doi: 10.1177/1558944717750921.

3. Rerucha CM, Ewing JT, Oppenlander KE, Cowan WC. Acute Hand Infections. Am Fam Physician. 2019; 99(4): 228-236.

4. Malizos KN, Papadopoulou ZK, Ziogkou AN, Rigopoulos N, Athanaselis ED, Varitimidis SE, Dailiana ZC. Infections of Deep Hand and Wrist Compartments. Microorganisms. 2020; 8(6): 838. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms8060838. PMID: 32503146.

5. Stoiko YuM, Levchuk AL, Sysoev OYu. Negative pressure wound therapy for complex treatment of wound infection. Vestnik SurGU. Medicina. 2021; 2 (48): 8-14. (In Russ.)

For citation

Levchuk A.L., Stoyko Yu.M, Sysoev O.Yu. Clinical observation of successful treatment of deep soft tissue phlegmon of the left shoulder using negative pressure wound therapy. Bulletin of Pirogov National Medical & Surgical Center. 2022;17(4-2):153-155. (In Russ.)