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EM@3AM: Abscess

A 42-year-old male presents with right buttock pain that started 3 days ago and has progressively worsened. He reports feeling warm but denies any other symptoms. He noticed that the back of his underwear was wet this morning but wasn’t sure why. His right buttock has a 5cm area of erythema with induration and fluctuance. What is the most likely diagnosis?