Lincoln Park Case Summary

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The patient is a 59-year-old gentleman who is a resident of Lincoln Park nursing home on hemodialysis end-stage renal disease, has multiplicity of medical problems including diabetes, hypertension, afib, anxiety, either schizophrenia and/or bipolar disease, coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, had a below the knee amputation in 2015. The patient was referred to the ER from the Lincoln Park nursing home because of an ulcerated lesion on his left upper anterior chest over where a porta cath resided. My clinical review of his chart determines that the patient had no fever, no white count, no induration or erythema. He simply had an ulcerated lesion and the porta cath needed to be removed which was done by interventional radiology,
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