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Topic: Blanched ring around incision (and bites)?
Member # 38613
I had port insertion today. Later when I checked the site I can see a blanched edge around the bruising. It is mild.
It looks similar to a white ring I usually get around any insect bite.
Any idea what this is?
I don't have a fever.
Posts: 146 | From South | Registered: Aug 2012
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Member # 30398
Inflammatory reaction to trauma of the port insertion. I've gotten this from various skin injuries.
Lyme IgM IGeneX Pos. 18+++, 23-25+, 30++, 31+, 34++, 39 IND, 83-93 IND; IgG IGeneX Neg. 30+, 39 IND; Mayo/CDC Pos. IgM 23+, 39+; IgG Mayo/CDC Neg. band 41+; Bart. (clinical dx; Fry Labs neg. for all coinfections), sx >30 yrs.
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