My 37 year old wife was infected by some virus a month ago. She ran a fever of around 100 to 102 F for four days. She was treated for the flu, so the fever went away on the fifth day, but she had a very noticeable swelling around the left clavicular area. Her blood work showed normal WBC, but with a differential lymphocytes of 7.4 %. She was sent for a CT scan of the chest where the swelling was, which showed possible injury or trauma. She had not been injured or struck, but she did have a chair massage the day before her fever started. After the CT scan, she had a chest MRI with contrast, and the area showed chest muscle infection and no indication of swollen lymph nodes. Since then, she has had no fever, however very limited mobility in left arm making it difficult even to dress. The swelling is still there, and you can see it spasm or tighten upon performing any activity with the left arm. What is this? She currently takes Topamax, Prednisone, and Bactrim medicines.
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