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This study found that the LOOP technique appeared to be associated with a lower failure rate than standard incision & drainage for treating pediatric skin abscesses. A video of the technique can be found at http://bit.ly/1rUDvsa

Comment: The loop technique is described here: http://bit.ly/1rUCGj5

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